To celebrate the first year of It’s A Stampede!, every day for 365 days I have been presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’.

We’re now into the final month of facts!

Here’s today’s slice of geekdom…

January 13th – On this day in 1993, DC Comics publishes Superman issue #75 – ‘The Death of Superman!’. Following a monumental battle with Doomsday, Superman passes away in the arms of Lois Lane. A special commemorative edition of the comic is published which includes a memorial poster, commemorative stamps, an obituary, black armband and Skybox trading card.

More tomorrow…