Now that "The Dark Knight Rises" has wrapped Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy in a neat little bow, many are wondering how Warner Bros. will reboot the series without him. Those who have seen the film know it ends with a perfectly logical place to go with the character, but to attempt a full-on franchise reboot they'll need a bold creative team with a fresh take on the world of the Caped Crusader.

With nearly 75-years of comics under Batman's utility belt, there is a rich well of untapped source material to draw from, so it's time to let our inner fanfiction demon loose with six unique pitches the studio can turn to. As far as they're concerned, all the actors, directors, and concepts below are interchangeable, with any one of them ready and able to shed new light on the Dark Knight.

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