Seth Gabel to Join The CW’s Arrow as Super-Villain, Vertigo November 16, 2012 Arrow, News While Oliver Queen might be the star of the story, there’s a lot of excitement among Arrow fans when it comes to the classic villains that have been making their way to live action TV. The latest news reveals that Seth Gabel has been cast as one of the Arrow’s deadliest adversaries, Vertigo. Like most of the characters that have been adapted from the comics, Vertigo’s character will be modified to fit the realistic world that has been set up in The CW’s Arrow. While he may not be introduced as Count Werner Vertigo, his ability to disorient his victims will still be a noted aspect of his character as he introduces a deadly new drug to Starling City. Gabel’s Arrow debut is expected to air in early 2013.