This Week in Geek! August 23-29th, 2014

In case you missed it, here’s our weekly dose of handpicked geek news and fantastic fandom from around the web.

Sideshow accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge

ThinkGeek nominated Sideshow for the ‎Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for the ALS Association. Our social media guru Susan took the ice water, and Sideshow is donating $1,000 to the cause. Please visit ALSA for more information and ways you can help fight this devastating disease.

We have a new contender for ‘Most Excited Twitter Contest Winner Ever’

This rare copy of Action Comics #1 sold for $3.2 million

Featuring Superman’s first appearance, the sale broke records as the most anyone has ever paid for a comic book. The seller promised to donate 1% to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, which we thought was truly super.

A news team in Chicago was distracted by a statue of the Hulk

Just another day on the set of Chicago’s “WGN Morning News.”

We challenged fans to ‘Read Comics in Public Day’ in honor of Jack Kirby

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