BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s own Batman is being remembered—not just here in Maryland, but around the world. Lenny Robinson loved being a superhero but, instead of real life crime-fighting, he fought to bring smiles to children’s faces.

Jessica Kartalija has more.

The death of Baltimore’s Batman is getting national attention. Lenny Robinson had a gift for putting smiles on faces. Since his death Sunday, there’s been an outpouring of love for him.

“He’s part of our hearts and he will always be part of us,” said Marilyn Richardson.

Maryland politicians Tweeted their condolences as news of his tragic accident on I-70 made headlines around the world.

The Maryland man with his custom Batmobile Lamborghini was thanked by the automaker for the smiles he bought and by Ray Lewis, who called Robinson a true superhero, urging people to pay tribute to him by loving unconditionally.

Robinson’s legacy will live on.

“That’s what he would want, the kids and the staff to carry on his legacy and his power and his courage,” said Richardson.

DC Comics, the publisher of Batman comics, says, “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Lenny Robinson.”

Funeral services for Robinson are Wednesday. For more on Robinson, click here.

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