Friday Trending Topics: Dark Knight Rises Easter Eggs For Christmas

Good job by Brendon in discussing (and debunking, where necessary) the little clues that have come to light in various Dark Knight Rises marketing this year.   I will always half think that the Superman symbol hidden in the poster is a true thing, though, even if it wasn’t specifically mandated by Christopher Nolan or WB marketing.  That is totally the kind of thing I would sneak into (and have snuck into) a promotional image.  Never trust a pixel pusher, folks.  And don’t say I didn’t warn you.

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