The Gorgon was a maiden bold Who turned to stone the Greeks of old That looked upon her awful brow. We dig them out of ruins now, And swear that workmanship so bad Proves all the ancient sculptors mad.
In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, the gorgon is a magical beast that resembles a bull, covered in dusky metallic scales. It can breathe out a cone of vapor that turns creatures to stone. They are very aggressive creatures that attack intruders on sight, attempting to trample, gore, or petrify them.
Gorgon is the name of two fictional superhumans from the . The first is a member of the Royal Family of the Inhumans, a race of superpowered beings that inhabit the hidden city of Attilan. Gorgon debuted in Fantastic Four #44 (1966) and was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.