Real Name

Jim O'Donnell

First Appearance

Fantastic Comics #21 (1941)

Original Publisher

Fox Features

Created by

Louis Cazeneuve


When his stepfather was killed in Ireland by masked villain the Scorpion, Jim O'Donnell emigrated to the U.S., where he found the villain and defeated him. He decided to begin a crime-fighting career as the Banshee in order to stop others from being hurt the way his stepfather was.

Powers and Abilities

Banshee had no superpowers, just his wits and a good right hook.

Public Domain Appearances

  • Fantastic Comics #21-23
  • V...-Comics #1-2

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