Medusa, a real woman, was the Afrikan serpent-goddess said to have worn a pouch around her waist containing live snakes that represented wisdom and renewal. She was said to have carried the original Gorgon mask to frighten off the unskilled, and it was painted red to symbolize the power of menstrual blood with “gruesome glaring eyes, bared fanged teeth and, like the Hindu Goddess Kali, a protruding tongue” Goddess Inspired. Her name derived from Egyptian Maat (Truth)
A Standoff tie-in! Trapped in Pleasant Hill, the Avengers can't tell the heroes from the villains- and, worse, they don't even recognize each other! How can the Avengers act like a team when they have no memory of one another?