Banshee (Impossible Toys)

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Banshee
Impossible Toys character
Banshee-box.jpg
Impossible Toys Banshee toy box
Created by

Impossible Toys
Release number

TRNS TS-01
Information
Species Transformer
Gender Male
Abilities

Affiliation

Tetra Squadron
Alternate mode

Cybertronian jet
Motto

"Death's scream is music to my audio receptors."

Banshee is a fictional character made by third-party Transformer company Impossible Toys in 2013. He is an homage to the 1984 Transformers character Starscream.

Impossible Toys

Banshee is third-party Transformer character created by Impossible Toys as an homage to the Transformers character Starscream. Banshee closely resembles the form Starscream took in the Fun Publications story Battle Lines.

Other third-party Transformer homage to Starscream include iGear's Traitor, TFC Toys Screamer and Mastermind Creations Screecher.

Development

The design for the Tetra Squadron toys were done for Impossible Toys by TFW2005 member Venksta in 2009.[1]

In July 2012 Impossible Toys teased the design that would become Banshee on their web site.[2]

In March 2013 Aces Toy Store, Big Bad Toy Store and TFsource opened preorders for Banshee. The expected delivery was in May 2013. Impossible Toys posted a transformation video on Youtube.[3]

Reception

In the moonbase2 podcast for March 18th, 2013 covered Tetra Squadron in the news. The hosts thought it looked good.[4]

In the Cybercast podcast for April 6th, 2013 the hosts talked about Impossible Toys Alicon and Tetra Squadron in the news.[5]

Toys

  • Impossible Toys TRNS TS-01 Tetra Squadron Banshee (2013)
An original third-party Transformer mold by Impossible Toys. Turns from robot to Cybertronian jet. Comes with two guns.
Banshee shares a mold with Rebelor, Prankstor and Solarblast and is remolded into Smashor, Boostor, Requiem.

Gallery

References

  1. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transformers-3rd-party-video-reviews/837044-impossible-toys-tetra-squadron-video-reviews.html#post9148628
  2. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/impossible-toys-to-make-unofficial-generation-1-tetrajets-175553/?catid=searchresults&searchid=13916
  3. http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-news/3rd-party-unlicensed-41/impossible-toys-tetra-squadron-video-teaser-transformation-demo-177040/
  4. Andy (March 18th, 2013). "moonbase2". http://moonbase2.libsyn.com (Podcast). moonbase2. http://moonbase2.libsyn.com/episode-234. 
  5. Craig (April 6th, 2013). "Cybercast". https://www.youtube.com/user/G1Hexatron?feature=watch (Podcast). Josh. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyofeHzH9lc. 

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