The Dark Knight Rises New Poster

I write ‘new poster’, but in reality this has been floating around for days. I thought I would post it as I like Batman, and it is an intriguing poster. It has been made clear that this is Christopher Nolan’s last Batman film, so the most literal translation is that Batman dies in the film. This would certainly hinder the possibility of any Joel Schumacher-style monstrosities. However, the protagonist dying seems a little too bleak. Perhaps it signals the end of Batman as a crime-fighting vigilante, and the beginning of his career as the guardian of Dick Grayson? After all, little is known about the character played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Whatever the case, it seems that Bane will prove more than a match for Batman, in terms of physical prowess at least…