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|As a result of the New 52 in 2011, the entire line of DC characters was relaunched, incorporating properties belonging to the company's imprints: Wildstorm, Milestone, and Vertigo. As such, elements of this character's history have been altered in some way from the previous incarnation. For a complete list of all versions of this character, see our disambiguation page.|
After falling in love with Mister Miracle, she defected from Darkseid's side and became a hero, establishing a life with him on Earth.
Main article: Darkseid War
Main article: Doomsday Clock Vol 1
After Superman is framed and rendered comatose, Big Barda joined the group of heroes heading towards Mars to confront their mysterious enemy. The heroes meet and engage Doctor Manhattan, but they are easily defeated.
Powers and Abilities
- New God Physiology
- Superhuman Strength: Big Barda is strong enough to effortlessly destroy thick concrete and shatter steel with her bare hands. She was shown to have been able to lift 55 tons while severely wounded.
- Superhuman Durability: Big Barda is completely unharmed by bullets, both her armor and skin remaining unscratched.
- Superhuman Agility
- Big Barda was created by Jack Kirby, first appearing in Mister Miracle #4. However, in the Prime Earth continuity, Big Barda first appeared as part of the New 52 DC Universe in Justice League (Volume 2) #46 by Geoff Johns.
- Though some sources initially indicated during the early New 52 that the New Gods were singularities, with only one of each existing in all the multiverse, later comics, namely Multiversity indicated that, instead, each universe in the multiverse possessed its own unique emination of each New God, each seemingly a part of a larger multiversal core (or 'godhead' for each New God within the Sphere of Gods. Later comics, like Infinite Frontier, confirmed this.
- 45 Appearances of Big Barda (Prime Earth)
- 23 Images featuring Big Barda (Prime Earth)
- 6 Quotations by or about Big Barda (Prime Earth)
- Character Gallery: Big Barda (Prime Earth)
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This character is or was a member of the Justice League of America, or the Justice League in any of its various incarnations, sworn by a duty to act as guardians of America and the world by using their skills and/or superpowers to protect Earth from both interstellar and domestic threats.