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 25th – On this day in 2006, Dark Horse publishes the first issue of the Star Wars comic, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The comic is written by John Jackson Miller and features cover art by Travis Charest. The front cover includes the tagline: ‘A new era of Star Wars comics begins here!’

More tomorrow…