Mad Media's war crest was inspired by ancient Roman crests that were carried into battle to identify what clan they represented. It features their flame man, adorned with the wings of the Aquila, or eagle, which was the standard of the Roman legions. The eagle is emblematic of strength, courage, farsightedness and immortality. At the bottom of their crest is a shield with the double M's, for Mad Media. The shield has long been considered a symbol of self-defense and preparedness for battle. Mad Media's is adorned with a slain kings head, as they are disruptors of the establishment.