Word of the Presence
Precious little is known about the hooded man they call The Word, except that he is one of The Seven Deadly Aspects of The Voice itself...

There are those who argue that The Word has been watching us since the days of eternal darkness, when the Earth was cast in shade, and others who believe this entity is older still...

All that is certain is that in the beginning there was The Voice...

And The Voice created The Word when he first opened his mouth...

The Voice commanded light and there was ligght over the whole of the Earth, and those other places we shall see soon enough... But there was also The Word...

He must never be forgotten...

Since time began he has been the servant of The Voice, and he will annihilate anyone who rises to challenge him...

In any shape or form...

Man or God...

~ Swamp Thing #167


The Word is an abstract entity and an aspect of The Presence. Having been formed when God first sang creation into being, The Word is God's executor, killing all those who defy him.

Powers and Stats

Tier: Unknown, likely 2-A

Name: The Word, The Hooded Man

Origin: DC Comics (Vertigo)

Gender: Inapplicable

Age: As old as Creation

Classification: God, Cosmic Being, Aspect of The Presence

Powers and Abilities: Reality Warping, Time Manipulation, Spatial Manipulation, Flight/Levitation, Telepathy, Telekinesis, Teleportation, Immortality (Types 1, and 2), Non-Corporeal, Nigh-Omniscience, Higher-Dimensional Existence

Attack Potency: Unknown, likely Multiverse level+ (Completely transcends the concept of time, and is capable of fully manipulating it at will. The first being created by The Voice, the elder brother of The Spectre, and far stronger than him. Also far superior to The Phantom Stranger)

Speed: Immeasurable (Exists beyond time itself, and it's capable of fully manipulating it at will)

Lifting Strength: Unknown, likely Immeasurable

Striking Strength: Unknown, likely Multiversal+

Durability: Unknown, likely Multiverse level+

Stamina: Infinite

Range: Unknown

Standard Equipment: None notable

Intelligence: Nigh-Omniscient (Has read the book of Destiny)

Weaknesses: The Word has no material form, being simply a vibration of molecules through a medium created by The Voice. As such, if a being is capable of producing an exact opposite sound to the one which created him, The Word's existence would be "canceled".

Note: The Word is one of the many aspects, or avatars, of The Presence, alongside The Hand of Creation, The Voice of the Godhead and Wally The God-Boy.

Note 2: Despite stating to transcend time itself, this appears to be referring either to a space-time continuum, or the lower sphere of the DC Multiverse, as in the same storyline as The Word's appearance, Swamp God, a character more powerful than he, is still bound by the 4th Dimension.

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