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 27th – On this day in 2015, the latest edition of film magazine, Empire goes on sale. The magazine features two distinct covers, both of which feature Star Wars characters. The Darkside cover features Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma and General Hux. The lightside cover features Finn, Rey and Poe Dameron. A third cover, exclusive to subscribers features BB-8.

More tomorrow…