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Nope, you didn't wake up this morning in last June. With Christopher Nolan's epic finale "The Dark Knight Rises" hitting home video in a couple of weeks, the film will be doing a final victory lap before it enters the awards season fray, and a few interesting curious unused items have popped up from the impressive campaign for the film.

Marketing and advertising company Trailer Park (via Flicks And Bits) have casually dropped three unused posters for the movie that are pretty solid. The "Rise" motif was used in these final character one sheets, and while "Fear" doesn't seem to have made it out of the idea stage, the more abstract approach is certainly a pretty effective one. All told, it's a pretty interesting look behind the design hood.

"The Dark Knight Rises" lands on DVD and Blu-ray on December 4th. Check out the work below.

The Dark Knight Rises Poster
The Dark Knight Rises Poster
The Dark Knight Rises Poster