Arrow recurring bad guy John Barrowman, who plays the villainous Malcolm Merlyn, has revealed that he really wants to continue his character’s story… in a comic.
Chatting to CBR the actor revealed that he and his sister have been trying to get chatting to DC Comics’ Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns about the ongoing Arrow comic: “I would love to do a Merlyn comic written by myself, who plays Merlyn. I think that would be totally awesome because I know this man inside-out.”
Barrowman added that, on the show itself he has input into the character: “We do get to discuss things, and I know Andrew [Kreisberg] and Mark [Guggenheim] both have been fans of mine since Doctor Who and Torchwood, so they listen to me.
“I love this genre. I know it. My sister and I have written a Torchwood novel. We have done three children’s fantasy novels. We know about this stuff, so they love to hear about my opinion. I get to say things that I’d like to do, and sometimes they’re put in.”
Arrow airs on Wednesday night on the CW.