DC Comics has killed Batman. To find out how, head for the gallery to your right.
The comic-book, penned by Arkham Asylum's Grant Morrison (a key influence on The Dark Knight) shows Batman being shot and apparently killed by... well, read the pages to find out the identity of the killer. But suffice to say, it's bonkers.
Could this momentous moment in comics influence the third Batman flick?
It'd certainly fit in with the dark vision of Christopher Nolan's previous Batmans - and it'd be a good way for Nolan to not have to deal with the inevitable pressure to sign on for a fourth one.
Click the gallery to your right, then tell us what you think below.