Car Customizer & Batmobile “Project Engineer” Richard Korkes 1936-2016
Richard "Korky" Korkes in 1967 with his Batcycle.

I’m very sad to say my friend, Richard “Korky” Korkes, passed away at age 80 on July 2nd.

Originally from Whippany, NJ, Korky was a talented car customizer and builder and worked for George Barris from 1964-1968 and had his own shops called Kustomotive & Korky’s ...

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Over 16 years ago, I started this website to share photos and content about the 1966 Batmobile.
I was not a web designer by trade & I was just a “hack” with some basic software creating a website on my own.  Well…8,000,000 visitors later I realized I needed some profe ...

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