Batkid has saved Gotham City! Here's how it all went down.

You might remember a couple of weeks ago, we brought you the awesome story of Miles, the five-year-old Leukaemia patient whose Make-a-Wish Foundation ruse has become the talk of the interwebs.

If you missed the story, here’s a quick refresher:


Generally, kids want to go to Disneyland, or they want to meet a celebrity, or receive something they don’t have – a laptop or a backyard playground.

But Miles’ wish was a little bit different. Because he wants to be a superhero. Specifically, he wants to be BatKid.

The Make-a-Wish foundation did something they rarely do: they reached out to the people of San Francisco for help. Happily, they were overwhelmed. Actors are volunteering. Photographers are offering to work for free. Make-up artists, also willing to work for free. The mayor and the fire service are all going to take part.

Because on the 15th November, San Franciso is going to be transformed into Gotham City… and BatKid is going to need to save the day.

Well, do you know what date it is on the other side of the world right now? November 15th.

And, Gotham City should consider itself saved.

Boy, was it saved.

Along with his sidekick, Robin (played by Miles’ super cute little brother), Batkid spent the day making sure that the citizens of Gotham City were safe.

His first point of call was a busy street in San Francisco where he and Batman discovered a woman tied to a mysterious green box on the train tracks!

But, never fear, Batkid – with the help of Batman – managed to get the damsel in distress free and Gotham City was at peace once more:

Throughout the morning Batkid also managed to stop the Riddler from robbing a bank, but just as he’d sat down to have some burgers for lunch, there was a new threat to the city: the Penguin had stolen Lou Seal, the San Francisco Giants’ mascot!

But even the gymnastics obstacle course that had been set up outside of the AT&T stadium wasn’t enough to stop Batkid, who made it over the trampoline and through the climbing equipment to find Lou and let him out of his cage:


And, when all of his hard work was done, Batkid received the keys to the city he had fought so hard to protect:

The Department of Justice made sure that the Riddler and the Penguin were taken care of:


The San Francisco Chronicle even became the Gotham City Chronicle for the day:

Even President Obama was grateful for BatKid’s services:

And DC comics batman artist made sure that Gotham City’s newest hero would be remembered as such:

Here are some more of the pictures being shared with the hashtag #SFBatKid to give you an idea of how it all went down: