No matter where John Barrowman goes, he has people talking. San Diego Comic-Con 2016 is certainly no different as the eccentric actor hosted the Eisner Awards dressed as the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Harley Quinn, and Zapp Brannigan on Friday night. But when it comes to ‘Torchwood’, he doesn’t mess around. And he made sure to let everyone know just how serious he was when he revealed that the beloved ‘Doctor Who’ spinoff starring Captain Jack Harkness may be returning to television.
Though we have gotten a few stories here and there thanks to Titan Comics and Big Finish, Barrowman shared that he’s hard at work trying to bring his fan favorite companion back to TV for more ‘Torchwood’. In fact, according to Zap2It, the ‘Arrow’ star told Comic-Con HQ that he has meetings this week to further his mission:
“I have a phone conversation on Monday to see how we can get it back on television. The fans know me well enough, I’m only going to say it if I mean it and believe it.”
Although, if you need your fix while Barrowman is out there fighting the good fight, he suggests picking up the comic written by himself and his sister, Carole Barrowman. While the star is working towards rebuilding Torchwood in the real world, Captain Jack is somewhat doing the same thing as well:
“If you really believe in ‘Torchwood,’ get the comic. Get this series going, it’s like a Kickstarter. If you buy the comic, you’ll show your support. We introduce you to the new characters who are aboard the Ice Maiden, where Captain Jack has been keeping all the destroyed parts of Torchwood from around the world.”
Since Barrowman is often very unpredictable, we may get more information about a ‘Torchwood’ revival in addition to Captain Jack’s ongoing adventures at the Titan Comics panel later today. But until then, are you excited about the possibility of the team returning to television sooner rather than later? Let us know in the comments.