Originally Posted by Nave 'Torment'
As for Bane. No he isn't the new Darth. He's more like Doc Manhattan in Nolan's Batman trilogy. Or more specifically, that "alien threat" that Watchmen scared the world into silence with. In the STAR WARS analogy, he'd be an anti-Luke.
That would be the giant squid, not Manhattan. Dr. Manhattan was nearly god-like and terrifying, but he was still American.