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 31st – On this day in 2011, DC Comics published Justice League issue #1, ushering in a new era of DC stories under the banner heading of ‘The New 52’. The Comixology preview reads: “Comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee make history! In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes!”

More tomorrow…