As a part of the acclaimed DC Comics - The New 52 event of September 2011, Carter Hall is back as the savage Hawkman! Carter's skill at deciphering lost languages has led him to a job with an archaeologist who specializes in alien ruins. But one of his latest discoveries is Morphicus, whose deadly power helps to spread an alien plague through New York City. With innocent lives in the balance, Carter Hall must use the power of the Nth metal bonded to his body to don his wings and become Hawkman!Witness the start of a new action series from writer Tony S. Daniel (DETECTIVE COMICS, BATMAN) and artist Philip Tan (GREEN LANTERN, BATMAN & ROBIN) that will take Hawkman where no hero has flown before! Collects issues #1-8.