Big Barda is a fictional comic book superheroine appearing in books published by DC Comics. In a reversal of the stereotype associated with female characters at the time of her creation, Barda is physically more powerful than her husband, Mister Miracle, and very protective of him. Barda is a member of the race known as the New Gods. She was taken from her mother to be trained as a warrior, by Granny Goodness. Granny groomed Barda to one day lead the Female Fury Battalion.