And on that night Superman gave zero fu*ks about Batman's toys.
Lenny B. Robinson, known all over as the Route 29 Batman, tragically died Aug. 16.
The 51-year-old businessman was on his way home from a car show when he has some car trouble, pulled over and was then hit by an oncoming vehicle.
According to The Washington Post:
Robinson had just stopped at a gas station, where he met a family whose children were interested in his custom-made car, Maryland state police in Hagerstown said. Robinson gave the kids some superhero paraphernalia before leaving about the same time as his new acquaintances. When they saw him pull over, they did the same and witnessed the 10:30 p.m. accident, state police said.
Robinson was having engine trouble and stopped "partially in the fast lane," according to a state police news release. He was checking the engine when the Batmobile was struck by a Toyota Camry. The Batmobile then hit him. Robinson was pronounced dead at the scene.
He had made a name for himself, dressing up as the Caped Crusader and visiting sick children in hospitals, handing out Batman paraphernalia to those who needed some inspiration.
It's the really sad loss of a man who spent much of his own free time and money trying to lift the spirits of children.
Like it or not, Ben Affleck is your new Batman.
But before he put on the iconic cape and cowl to film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," his predecessor, Christian Bale, offered him some advice.
His first tip: beware bathroom breaks.
"Be able to take a piss by yourself," he said, according to the NY Daily News. "I found it to be ridiculously unheroic between takes when I said, 'Excuse me, I need to pee, could somebody undo me please?' "
His second tip: that mask is really heavy.
"I took three people 20 minutes with tools in order to take that cowl off (my) head," says Bale.
Bale also recently admitted his initial reaction to Affleck being cast was jealousy.
In November of 2013 the Make-a-Wish Foundation helped a little boy's dream come true by turning him into Batkid and calling on him to save the city of San Francisco. The charity organization recently put together a behind-the-scenes video of how the whole day played out.