Surprisingly, or not-so-surprisingly, the ninth season of Supernatural is bringing back the greatest alcoholic, surrogate father, Bobby Singer. Actor Jim Beaver took to Twitter to share the fantastic news with all the fanatics.

For now there’s only outlandish speculation on how Bobby will return to the living to knock some sense into the Winchesters and Castiel. But hey, Comic-Con is this week; the panel for Supernatural is this Sunday in Hall H. Maybe, just maybe, we’ll find out then.