To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I am 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…

October 9th – On this day in 2013, Marvel Comics publishes Astonishing X-Men #68 – the final issue of the current run. The Comixology preview reads: “Through thick and thin, from marriage to apocalypse, the X-Men have always stood together as a family. Is there anything in this world – or any other – that could break them up? It all ends here as Marjorie Liu bids a fond farewell to the Astonishing team!”

More tomorrow…