It's no secret that any news on the wildly anticipated The Dark Knight Rises is being reported at this point; the smallest bit parts being cast make headlines. It's also no secret that the Internet has been buzzing over speculation that the first teaser for Christopher Nolan's third and final entry in the "Batman" film franchise will make it's debut this week in front of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2.
It was also reported that the first teaser poster would debut alongside the teaser at the end of the week, but it appears Warner Bros. wanted to get us salivating a few days earlier.
By way of the film's website, the below image is the first official poster to come out of the project, set for release July 20th, 2012.
In a word: Awesome. However, this is the "Batman" series we're talking about and it deserves more words. What are your reactions to Nolan's third "Batman" teaser poster?