Valiant Universe (VH1) - Pre-Unity
Archer is a consumate martial artist and a Harbinger, gifted with uncanny powers of perception. Since a childhood near-death experience, he has committed himself to vanquishing the evils of the world.
Valiant Entertainment 2012
Adopted from a secret military compound in Nevada, the Reverend Joe Earl Archer and Congresswoman Thelma Archer named the boy Obadiah Archer appears to be one of many foster children of the Reverend and Mrs. Congresswoman Archer. All of them have been , trying to pass him off as their own son, thinking he'd be easier to control that way. Together with many other foster children, he was trained in multiple fighting techniques. Out of all the foster children, Archer had a strong relationship with Mary-Maria.