John Barrowman to Write a Dark Archer Backstory for Arrow Comic Book


John Barrowman who plays Malcolm Merlyn also know as Dark Archer on Arrow, has announced on his that he and his sister Carole Barrowman, will be writing a digital comic book that takes place between the 3rd and 4th season of The CW television series, that focuses on the backstory of how his character becomes the Dark Archer. 

Written by Barrowman and his sister Carole, Arrow: The Dark Archer, is set between the third and fourth seasons of the TV series, but also reveals what Malcolm was up to before he became the Dark Archer, the nemesis to Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) early in the series. Twelve chapters will be released bi-weekly starting Wednesday, Jan. 13 (available via the DC Comics App,, iBooks,, Google Play, Kindle Store, Nook Store, and iVerse ComicsPlus). The entire story will later be collected in single print edition.


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