The Best Of 'Dark Knight Rises' In 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

Even if Bruce Wayne is done donning the cape and cowl, the legend of Batman will live on — especially when it comes to the hero's escapades in 2012.

Indeed, it was a massive year for the Caped Crusader, what with "The Dark Knight Rises" launching in July, putting an end to Christopher Nolan's run on the character. But it wasn't just the actual release of the film that made "The Dark Knight Rises" such a momentous event in 2012. From casting rumors to plot spoilers, wild speculation to spot-on analysis, "Rises" was one of the most entertaining stories to pay attention to all year long.

Read the Top 10 "Dark Knight Rises" Moments of 2012!