In the days since CBR’s first round-up of comics-related Ice Bucket Challenges, several more noted individuals have joined in on the viral campaign to raise ALS awareness — including the big-screen Superman and Lois Lane, Henry Cavill and Amy Adams. Both took the challenge while on the set of 2016’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” with Cavill (who received a super-sized amount of ice water) in full Superman costume, providing one of the clearest looks yet at the superhero icon’s wardrobe in the new film.
In the world of comics, Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso got wet after returning from a trip overseas:
Veteran artist Yanick Paquette got in on the action:
So did long-time DC Comics editor Mike Carlin, who had a bit of a different take and some unique, high-profile nominations:
The legendary Patrick Stewart of “Star Trek: The Next Generation” and “X-Men” fame stayed both dry and charitable:
The Ice Bucket Challenge has not only made waves in social media, it’s helped spur a massive uptick in donations. The ALS Association — a non-profit dedicated to fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease — has reported $88.5 million in donations from July 29 to August 26, compared to $2.6 million in that same time frame in 2013. Donations can be made here.
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