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…

December 31st – On this day 2008, Marvel Comics publishes Ultimate X-Men issue #99. The Comixology preview reads: “It’s a mutant massacre at Xavier’s! In the wake of Ultimatum a band of humans have stolen Sentinel technology and attack Xavier’s mansion, killing all mutants they see! With the X-Men locked in battle with Magneto can anyone save these students?”

More tomorrow…