Leonard Robinson, shown in March, is known as Batman to children in area hospitals whom he visits, handing out Batman hats, shirts, backpacks and other things to brighten their days. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

Now I have a real Batmobile. ... Instead of fitting some shell over a 30- or 40-year-old frame, I built everything from the ground up. New Ford racing motor. Everything from scratch. It's just the best of the best.”

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