What would it take to be Bane? A Dark Knight Rises infographicS

Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy was a huge, crazy ride that included a ton of defining performances, from Michael Caine to Heath Ledger — and yet, Tom Hardy's growling sociopath Bane still stands out. Tomorrow, The Dark Knight Rises comes out on DVD and Blu-ray and you can relive the chaos. But in the meantime, you can learn how you would go about becoming Bane, with this exclusive infographic.

This infographic, released by Warner Bros. to promote the new DVD/Blu-ray release, focuses on the creation of Bane as a character, and Tom Hardy's choices in creating his insane performance. Including a few things you probably already knew or could have guessed — but also some stuff that you probably didn't, including the process of creating his mask. Click to embiggen. [Update: Now with typo removed!]

What would it take to be Bane? A Dark Knight Rises infographicS

The Dark Knight Rises is available on Blu-ray Combo pack, DVD and for download 12/4!