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    Banshee was a mutant with a sonic scream. Born in Ireland, he pursued a career in Interpol, the X-Men, Generation X as Co-Headmaster, and founded X-Corp. He was the father of Theresa Cassidy as well as Black Tom Cassidy's cousin.

    Should Banshee be brought back to life?

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    #2  Edited By Glamour

    Of Course

    He can be an x-man now that kurt is leaving

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    #3  Edited By Overkill

    No. I like banshee but some dead people should stay dead.

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    #4  Edited By Cezar_TheScribe

    Marvel brought back Bucky, the worst idea ever.

    So yes, Banshee needs to brough back.

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    #5  Edited By vance_astro  Moderator
    Cezar_TheScribe said:
    "

    Marvel brought back Bucky, the worst idea ever.

    So yes, Banshee needs to brough back.

    "
    1.Marvel didn't bring back Bucky..he never died.
    2.This so called "worst idea ever" raised Cap's comic sales.
    3.Bucky>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Banshee.
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    #6  Edited By Cezar_TheScribe
    Bucky unsuccessfully tries to defuse the bomb, and it explodes in mid-air. Bucky is believed killed in action, and Rogers is hurled into the freezing waters of the
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    #7  Edited By vance_astro  Moderator
    Cezar_TheScribe said:
    "
    Bucky unsuccessfully tries to defuse the bomb, and it explodes in mid-air. Bucky is believed killed in action, and Rogers is hurled into the freezing waters of the North Atlantic.

    So, how did Bucky a non-super powered character live through that?
     
    He wasn't seen after that until Marvel decided to bring him back.
    A long time after this incident.
    Bucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    "
    1.Bucky lived the same way Cap lived.they both got frozen.The bomb only blew his arm off.
    2.Bucky was found just like Cap was found...You didn't have to post the wiki page..it's possibly false and I read his origin.
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    #8  Edited By Cezar_TheScribe

    He was frozen? Took them long enough to find him. :p

    OKay then. Back to the topic.

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    #9  Edited By Zoom
    Cezar_TheScribe said:
    "

    Marvel brought back Bucky, the worst idea ever.

    So yes, Banshee needs to brough back.

    "
    Two wrongs don't make a right.

    Banshee never should have died in the first place but now that he is dead, let him rest in peace.
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    No.

    Just have Siryn grow into a better character.
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    #11  Edited By The_Ghostshell

    I never liked the character.

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    #12  Edited By vance_astro  Moderator
    Cezar_TheScribe said:
    "He was frozen? Took them long enough to find him. :p

    OKay then. Back to the topic."
    The found him quite some time ago...he was in Russia.
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    #13  Edited By John Valentine

    No...............

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    #14  Edited By Pania

    Absolutely.

    First of all his death was utterly moronic. They killed him off as an utterly, stupidly, contrived plot device to make the Whiny Emo Teen Vulcan look bad ass.  Since Banshee can fly, how the hell did he get hit by a plane? Couldn't he have moved up or down a few feet?

    Stupid, stupid death. And then his death was pretty much ignored by the X-Writers. Think of it this way, Joseph was on the X-Men for four years and got an entire issue devoted to mourning his death. Banshee was an X-Men or affiliate for 40 years and what does he get? A single panel group headstone shot.

    Banshee was a vastly underrated character by many writers who, caught up in the "Ex-TREEEEME Angstitude" of modern comics, didn't know what to do with a character who actually had a decent head on his shoulders and a sense of humor.

    Sean had been through the tragedy, lost a wife, tried to connect to a daughter he had no hand in raising, had the super-villain relative, etc. And yet he properly processed those events and moved on with his life. He was an upbeat character who always tried to do the right thing, and also realistic enough to tell Paige "It's going to get worse before it gets better." back in Gen X. In short, Sean was an honest to Gawd good man.

    And his background, such as his time in Interpol, had never been fully mined for stories.

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    #15  Edited By pixelized
    Pania said:
    Stupid, stupid death. And then his death was pretty much ignored by the X-Writers. Think of it this way, Joseph was on the X-Men for four years and got an entire issue devoted to mourning his death. Banshee was an X-Men or affiliate for 40 years and what does he get? A single panel group headstone shot.

    "
    That reminds me of when Psylocke first came back to the institute after being resurrected, and commented on how Jean got a whole memorial in her honor but she didn't even receive a plaque.
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    #16  Edited By Korg

    No. Enough with the resurrections. Banshee was  good character, and he did get screwed over with the way he died, but having him come back just affirms the stereotype that no X-Men stay dead. Plus, I like the way Siryn is developing as a character and her conviction that her father is still alive makes her more human, IMO. If he actually is alive, Siryn can just go "I TOLD you so!" Not to mention Banshee has no place in the X-Men anymore. His powers got nerfed and he was already feeling out of place when he died. If he came back and saw what had happened between Scott and Xavier, I don't think he would even return to the X-Men.

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    #17  Edited By Class Clown
    StrongestOneThereIs said:
    "No.

    Just have Siryn grow into a better character."

    Zoom said:
    "Cezar_TheScribe said:
    "

    Marvel brought back Bucky, the worst idea ever.

    So yes, Banshee needs to brough back.

    "
    Two wrongs don't make a right.

    Banshee never should have died in the first place but now that he is dead, let him rest in peace."

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    #18  Edited By Daredevilfan182
    Pania said:
    "Absolutely.

    First of all his death was utterly moronic. They killed him off as an utterly, stupidly, contrived plot device to make the Whiny Emo Teen Vulcan look bad ass.  Since Banshee can fly, how the hell did he get hit by a plane? Couldn't he have moved up or down a few feet?
    His sonic power are what allow his to fly, something he didnt have at that point in time. And Banshee is to bad ass to be brought back to life. No one cares if Jean is brought back. No fans are on the edge of there seat. But of course, she will be. Its because she isnt bad ass. The X-Verse is to big anyways. I say let more of em die. Quicksilver comes to mind.
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    #19  Edited By pixelized
    Daredevilfan182 said:
    "Pania said:
    "Absolutely.

    First of all his death was utterly moronic. They killed him off as an utterly, stupidly, contrived plot device to make the Whiny Emo Teen Vulcan look bad ass.  Since Banshee can fly, how the hell did he get hit by a plane? Couldn't he have moved up or down a few feet?
    His sonic power are what allow his to fly, something he didnt have at that point in time.
    He had his powers, they just weren't as strong since Mystique slit his throat and all
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    #20  Edited By Darkchild

    yes i think he should be brought back

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    #21  Edited By whirlwind6

    Banshee deserves to be brought back.  He needs to kick the butt of one of the newbie X-men when he returns.

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    #22  Edited By Zoom
    Pania said:
    "Absolutely.

    First of all his death was utterly moronic. They killed him off as an utterly, stupidly, contrived plot device to make the Whiny Emo Teen Vulcan look bad ass.  Since Banshee can fly, how the hell did he get hit by a plane? Couldn't he have moved up or down a few feet?

    Stupid, stupid death. And then his death was pretty much ignored by the X-Writers. Think of it this way, Joseph was on the X-Men for four years and got an entire issue devoted to mourning his death. Banshee was an X-Men or affiliate for 40 years and what does he get? A single panel group headstone shot.

    Banshee was a vastly underrated character by many writers who, caught up in the "Ex-TREEEEME Angstitude" of modern comics, didn't know what to do with a character who actually had a decent head on his shoulders and a sense of humor.

    Sean had been through the tragedy, lost a wife, tried to connect to a daughter he had no hand in raising, had the super-villain relative, etc. And yet he properly processed those events and moved on with his life. He was an upbeat character who always tried to do the right thing, and also realistic enough to tell Paige "It's going to get worse before it gets better." back in Gen X. In short, Sean was an honest to Gawd good man.

    And his background, such as his time in Interpol, had never been fully mined for stories."
    All completely true.

    Still don't think he should be brought back, but he was a really good character.
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    #23  Edited By wolverine9981

    it would be coolif they can bring him back in a creative manner. non of that magical resurection crap

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    #24  Edited By Vodka Headshot
    Korg said:
    "No. Enough with the resurrections.

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    #25  Edited By Erik

    Well they brought him back. How do you feel about it now?

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    #26  Edited By iLLituracy
    @erik said:
    " Well they brought him back. How do you feel about it now? "
    They did...? Where?
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    #27  Edited By Korg
    @erik said:

    " Well they brought him back."

    He's not alive though. 
     
    @iLLituracy said:

    " They did...? Where? "

    Necrosha
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    #28  Edited By iLLituracy
    @Korg said:
    " @erik said:

    " Well they brought him back."

    He's not alive though. 
     
    @iLLituracy said:

    " They did...? Where? "

    Necrosha "
    That's what I figured. He's not really back, it's just for Necrosha.
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    #29  Edited By Erik

    How do we know that the whole purpose of Necrosha is to bring back certain formerly alive mutants by some strange means?

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    #30  Edited By Korg
    @erik said:
    " How do we know that the whole purpose of Necrosha is to bring back certain formerly alive mutants by some strange means? "
    Assuming you mean how do we know it's not purpose of Necrosha, my answer is that I have more faith in Kyle and Yost than that. I don't think they'd bring Banshee back. It runs counter to what Peter David is doing in X-Factor, and just doesn't make much sense besides. If any characters were actually to be brought back to life, I think it would be ones who Kyle and Yost killed (Wither), or ones from the past who they feel didn't get a good run in the first place (Blink). I'm hoping it's not an excuse to actually bring anyone back to life though.
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    #31  Edited By Erik

    I suppose only time will tell. I have my suspicions though that the purpose is to bring back characters the writers think they still have stories for. 

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    #32  Edited By Korg

    I think the purpose is just to torture mutants, since that is basically what Kyle and Yost are best at.

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    @Cezar_TheScribe said:
    "He was frozen? Took them long enough to find him. :pOKay then. Back to the topic. "

    haha yeah it didn't make much sense that ressurrection 
     
    anyway, i wonder if banshee will actually go back to the dead after necrosha is over, or if he'll stay alive.  i really don't like the necrosha arc so far. 

     
     
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    #34  Edited By Carolina574

    I love the character, but it gets to a point where dead people need to stay dead. I don't like how he just kind of died and they never really acknowledged it. Part of me would like to see them bring Siryn to the X-men to kinda follow in her father's footsteps. Same thing with Rachel Summers taking up the name of Marvel Girl.  

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    #35  Edited By xerox_kitty

    I would like dead to stay dad... but on the other hand, I'd like to see Banshee stick around.  At least that way Siryn could say 'I told you so' to Cyclops ;) 
     
    But considering the future solicitations... Seeing how Josh & Rahne are doing their best to fight he, I don't he's sticking around :( 
     

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    #36  Edited By Andferne

    ...that looks painful.

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    #37  Edited By geraldthesloth
    @xerox-kitty: It's just a picture..>_> (coming from a person who wants him back) :P
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    #38  Edited By xerox_kitty
    @geraldthesloth: Yeah, I know... but it has such a visual impact.  And it's not like the covers to Nation X (that have absolutely nothing to do with story).  This actually looks like a scene from the story :( 
     
    But, I'm hopeful.  So far, very few characters have managed to break the control of the transmode virus at all... and the fact that Banshee had self-awareness long enough to warn his friends.  I'm still hopeful.
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    #39  Edited By Son_of_Magnus
    @xerox-kitty: 0_0 WTF!
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    #40  Edited By geraldthesloth
    @xerox-kitty said:
    " @geraldthesloth: Yeah, I know... but it has such a visual impact.  And it's not like the covers to Nation X (that have absolutely nothing to do with story).  This actually looks like a scene from the story :(  But, I'm hopeful.  So far, very few characters have managed to break the control of the transmode virus at all... and the fact that Banshee had self-awareness long enough to warn his friends.  I'm still hopeful. "
    Who has broken free from it, I haven't been able to read any comics in the last two weeks with things being so busy?
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    #41  Edited By dane

    honestly, never missed him.

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    #42  Edited By xerox_kitty
    @geraldthesloth: So far both Banshee & Risque have managed enough free will to tell their friends to run. 
     
    It's fairly obvious that Doug will, and stick around with the New Mutants.  But they accidentally revealed it in X-Force  before it happened in NM.
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    #43  Edited By The Devil Tiger

    No. Abolutely not.  

    For all the reason that've been stated higher in the thread. 
     
    But he will come back. It's comic we're talkin' about ! Just wait and be patient... 
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    #44  Edited By Silver Knight75

    yes, I miss Sean

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    #45  Edited By shrmntnk62

    I've always liked Banshe. I thought his death in Deadly Genesis had the desired affect of being shocking. I would have loved there to be a tribute issue to him. I hated Joseph and his tribute issue was dumb and unncessary. I also don't really like it when charectes are brought back to life. But I would love for Banshee to come back and be a major player on an X-team again. As long it is done well. And Jean can stay gone as far as I'm concerned.

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    #46  Edited By Tone702

    I want Banshee back. And I want him to be written with a bit of an upgrade in power. Banshee was cool as heck and deserves to be written better.  

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    Yes. I would like to see Banshee come back to life.

    (coughcoughandthunderbirdaswellcoughcough)

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    Yes. I would like to see Banshee come back to life.

    (coughcoughandthunderbirdaswellcoughcough)

    Great, because I'm pretty sure he already was.

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    @squares said:

    @k9ofchaos said:

    Yes. I would like to see Banshee come back to life.

    (coughcoughandthunderbirdaswellcoughcough)

    Great, because I'm pretty sure he already was.

    Only as an undead minion for some bad guys as far as I could tell. I'd like to see him come back for real was what I'm saying. By that I mean as a living person not under the control of some Necromancer's will. A member of the X-Men.

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