Logansport company shows off replica Batmobile

Fiberglass Freaks is the only company in the world licensed by DC Comics to make them. Original batman actors Adam West to Burt Ward have even collaborated with Racop.

Posted: Aug. 13, 2018 6:27 AM

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (WLFI) — There was a  real "head-turner" this weekend at the Taste of Cass County. 

Mark Racop from Fiberglass Freaks in Logansport has been building Batmobiles for years. Racop said his team has built 27 Batmobile replicas to date.

He also said they are the only company in the world licensed by DC Comics to make them. Original batman actors Adam West to Burt Ward have even collaborated with Racop.

Racop said driving the Batmobile around usually turns a head or two.

"When driving a Batmobile, it is unlike any other vehicle that you could ever possibly imagine," said Racop. "The number of people who are giving thumbs up or that are honking, waving, singing the Batman theme. Even open up their van to be able to take a better picture, it is absolutely wonderfully nuts."

 Racop will take his Batmobile to the Fiberglass Freaks' Anniversary ComicCon event next month.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Overcast
52° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 52°
Kokomo
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 50°
Rensselaer
Overcast
48° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 48°
Fowler
Overcast
48° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 48°
Williamsport
Overcast
48° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 46°
Crawfordsville
Overcast
48° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 43°
Frankfort
Overcast
53° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 53°
Delphi
Overcast
49° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 47°
Monticello
Overcast
49° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 47°
Logansport
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 50°
Rain returns tomorrow.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events