Real Name: Aram Anni-Padda

Identity/Class: Human mutant (?), immortal

Occupation: Wanderer, many temporary jobs over the millennia

Affiliations: Archer, Ivar, Eternal Warrior, Magnus

Enemies: The Sect

Known Relatives: Ivar (Timewalker, brother), Gilad (Eternal Warrior, brother)

Aliases: Unknown

Base of Operations: Mobile

First Appearance: Archer and Armstrong #0 (Valiant, July 1992)

Powers/Abilities: Armstrong is immortal and superhumanly strong.

History: Armstrong is an immortal, like his brothers Ivar and Gilad Anni-Padda. Born Aram thousands of years ago, he has wandered the world for all that time, treating life as one long party. Along the way he made enemies with a cult who call themselves the Sect, and who believe he is the Devil and should be killed. While being pursued by them he ran into Archer, and in spite of being chalk and cheese, the two became fast friends.

After travelling around the world together, Archer and Armstrong returned to America and confronted the leader of the Sect, Mahmud, in Los Angeles. Having defeated him, they decided to settle there for a while.

By the 40th century, the era of Magnus, Armstrong had exiled himself to Mars. Around the time that Mothergod destroyed Japan and the last Rai was empowered, Armstrong finally stopped running from his destiny, returned to Earth, and became the new Geomancer.

Comments: Thanks to Bill Hartwell for the information about Armstrong's activities in the 40th century.


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