Along with a cover featuring Christian Bale as Batman, the latest Entertainment Weekly has debuted three new images from Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated ‘The Dark Knight Rises.’

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Talking to EW Christian Bale discusses his hopes of matching the success of the previous two films, “I can tell you the truth because I’m done with it: I felt immense pressure. And I think it’s a good pressure, because you owe it to the films — and the people’s expectations — to make great work.”

EW also talked to Christopher Nolan who addressed the concerns regarding Bane’s mask-muffled voice, “I think when people see the film, things will come into focus,” says the director. “Bane is very complex and very interesting and when people see the finished film people will be very entertained by him.”