To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

Yep, that’s 365 facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

July 30th – On this day in 1992, Superman co-creator Joseph ‘Joe’ Shuster passes away. Working alongside collaborator, Jerry Siegel, Shuster created arguably the most influential and inspiring super hero of all-time.

More tomorrow…