A nemesis of Daredevil, Bullseye is a figure that I would like to say makes sense for this format - but it's kind of an odd choice. The character wasn't on any TV shows or movies that were current as of his release, so I assume they were just riding high on the 1970s-1980s Kenner nostalgia combined with the early 1980s run of Frank Miller on the Daredevil book. But what do I know? Maybe a TV show was planned sooner. This figure takes the same basic "wide" body used for Cyclops and Black Panther, gives him a new head, and throws in Elektra's sai weapons rather than playing cards, knives, guns, or the other implements of destruction we typically see with Hasbro figures.
Were this line to continue, the rather generic nature of the head could lend itself to a few other characters - but I don't need to signal that just yet.
When you say "Bullseye" I think of things like "Reach for the sky!" because I bought this character out of completism. It looks like other Bullseye figures I've seen. That means a black suit with white hands and feet, black stripes on the white elements including the head and neck. There's not much to him - he's got a great angry face with a toothy grimace, giving him a fair amount of personality that a lot of other figures in this line simply do not have.
Much like old Kenner figures, sometimes you just get a repackaged accessory to save money. Boba Fett came with a Stormtrooper gun, and Bullseye has a pair of sai in the box. They look fine - he can throw anything as a deadly weapon, but it's not a thing we usually see with the character on other toys. If I was on an extreme cost-cutting budget, it's what I would have reused, but given these figures are almost all the same buck it's kind of shocking a) they aren't cheaper, or b) they actually put in some other gear in some of them. But he sold! He sold fine. He's actually above retail on the secondary market again, which is usually a good sign.
This is a pretty good figure for something made from a template - swivel wrists are nice, but I don't think I had any figures with them in the 1980s. The head is nicely painted, and he looks pretty maniacal. The card art is excellent and a wall of these would look absolutely great. I think it's a nice toy figure, but I have no real connection to the figure beyond other figures I've seen over the years. With that in mind, they did a decent job and for a reasonable price I bet you'd be happy with him.
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