Henry Cavil, Amy Adams and More Join the Ice Bucket Challenge

Tue, August 26th, 2014 at 6:15pm PDT | Updated: August 26th, 2014 at 6:16pm

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Albert Ching, Managing Editor
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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.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Amy Adams & Henry Cavill from Cruel Films on Vimeo.

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:

"Watchmen" stars Malin Åkerman and Carla Gugino were challenged by Zack Snyder and took an unexpected approach:

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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TAGS:  ice bucket challenge, henry cavill, amy adams, axel alonso, yanick paquette, mike carlin, patrick stewart, malin akerman, carla gugino

 
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