San Diego Comic-Con is kind of like Christmas for geeks and nerds, giving us tidbits and trailers and making us giddily excited for a little bit (except for the moments when we are stuck with complete depression). But even if you aren’t at SDCC, it’s still a time to reveal stuff, like Marvel did today with some Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. news:

Yep: Clark Gregg is back directing the Season 6 premiere, “Missing Pieces.” Now, whether or not that means Coulson is coming back from the dead (again), we don’t know. But we do know that a character from Season 5 didn’t die/wasn’t erased from the timeline:

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Jeff Ward, who played Deke Shaw, Fitzsimmons’ grandson in Season 5, has now been bumped to series regular.