Darna is a fictional character and Filipino comics superheroine, similar to, the American Wonder Woman. created by writer Mars Ravelo and artist Nestor Redondo. In her more popular incarnations, she is a deceased warrior from another planet manifesting herself through a girl from Earth, named Narda. She first appeared in Pilipino Komiks (Ace Publications, Inc.) #77 (May 13, 1950). A cultural icon in the Philippines, Darna is considered to be the most celebrated character in Philippine comicdom.