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MediaMonroeNew

I'm as colorful as the story I'm telling.
This one's filmed in glorious Technicolor.
Full-color pinup to film legend to murdered.
Oh, don't believe what they say about an accidental overdose.
Last thing I saw from the floor of my Brentwood bungalow was a CIA spook jabbing a needle into my eyeball, lest I tell Kennedy tales unwanted.
Isn't that delicious?

MediaLucy

I'm all sorts, Shadow.
The screen is the altar. I'm the one they sacrifice to.
Then till now. Golden Age to Golden Age.
They sit side by side, ignore each other, and give it up to me.
Now they hold a smaller screen on their lap or in the palm of their hand so they don't get bored watching the big one.
Time and attention, better than lamb's blood.

MediaBowie

Why, you pretty thing, you.
You have an image problem.
You need to think about your brand, how you want the world to see you.
How you want Mr. World to see you.
Tasked with asking a few questions.
You hang a black man from a tree.
You've got your transmission and your live wire, but your circuit's dead.
Take a look at you, beating up the wrong guy.
You're a good kid, just not good with people you don't know.

~ Media to Technical Boy

MediaJudy

Candy cream eggs, cellophane grass, bunnies and duckies, we popularized the pagan.
We practically invented brunch.
We built this holiday.
You and me.
We're a couple of swells.

~ Media to Easter

Summary

Media is the public face and "mouthpiece" of the New Gods. She is the personification of Mass-Media Entertainment, particularly movies and television. She has no specific physical form, and instead manifests as a variety of famous characters and figures from American pop-culture, such as Lucy Ricardo from I Love Lucy, Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch, and David Bowie in Ziggy Stardust.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Unknown | At least 5-A, likely High 4-C, possibly 3-A, likely far higher

Name: Media, "I Love Lucy", Lucy Ricardo, Marilyn Monroe, David Bowie

Origin: American Gods

Gender: Female

Age: Over 80 Years Old (Existed since the 1930s)

Classification: New God, American God, Goddess of Television / Mass-Media Entertainment

Powers and Abilities:

Superhuman Physical Characteristics, Immortality (Types 1, 3 and 8; She will never truly die for as long as American Mass-Media remains), Regeneration, Resurrection (Will never truly die, instead always reviving for as long as the things she personify exist), Reality Warping, Information Manipulation, Technology Manipulation, Pocket Reality Manipulation, Creation, Mind Manipulation (Controlled the minds of every news anchor in America to falsely accuse Wednesday and Shadow of homicide), Godly Senses (Sees and hears through every TV Screen, Movie Screen, Smartphone, and Radio in America), Levitation, Telekinesis, Teleportation, Shapeshifting, Illusion Creation, Nigh-Omnipresence (New Gods have avatars that can exist everywhere at once), Adaptation (New Gods are capable of evolving into new forms whenever material relating to their concept evolves), Social Influencing (When Gods preach, people start to believe what they're saying)

All previous abilities in addition to, Abstract Existence (Exists as a living, personified idea, a reflection of America's obsession with entertainment), Time Stop (When Gods reveal their true forms, time stops in the real world). Non-Corporeal (Exists as an idea), Conceptual Manipulation (Type 3; Gods control the concepts they embody), Avatar Creation

Attack Potency: Unknown (Far more powerful than any of the Old Gods like Mr. Wednesday. Knocked the Technical Boy's teeth out with a blowing kiss) | At least Large Planet level, likely Large Star level, possibly Universe level (Far stronger than the Zorya Sisters), likely far higher (The New Gods completely dwarf the Old Gods in terms of power)

Speed: Nigh-Omnipresent (Exists where every form of mass-media exists)

Lifting Strength: Unknown

Striking Strength: Unknown

Durability: Unknown | At least Large Planet level, likely Large Star level, possibly Universe level, likely far higher, her nature as an abstract idea makes her very hard to kill

Stamina: Unknown

Range: Likely Continental (Extends across all of American Mass-Media)

Standard Equipment: Variable

Intelligence: Incredibly Intelligent. Can see and hear through every Television, Movie Screen and Radio in America. She is also responsible for finding ways to "rebrand" Old Gods that swear allegiance to the New Gods in order to grant them tributes.

Weaknesses: Gods can be permanently killed if they take their own lives, a symbolic gesture of losing faith in themselves.

Key: Real World | Backstage/True Self

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