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…

August 17th – On this day in 1982, Marvel Comics publishes Star Wars issue #65. The comic is written by David Michelinie, with cover art by Tom Palmer. Princess Leia appears on the front cover.

More tomorrow…