G4 Canada to air live coverage of Comic-Con International
Canadians can watch the happenings at America’s largest comic book convention
July 12, 2006 – Toronto, ON –
G4 Canada is pleased to announce special live coverage of America’s largest comic book convention, Comic-Con International, taking place in San Diego July 20 to 23, 2006. G4 Canada’s coverage will air live on Friday July 21 from 8:00 p.m. ET to 10:00 p.m. ET and will be rebroadcast on Saturday July 22 at 1:00 p.m. and again on Sunday July 23 at 3:00 p.m. ET.
Comic-Con International is currently the largest comic convention of its kind in the U.S., attracting more than 104,000 attendees in 2005. With hundreds of exhibitors, autograph sessions, photo ops, film festivals and industry awards, the convention attracts visitors from around the world.
Attendees include professionals from all areas of the pop culture industry, including comics, films and television, animation, toy and action figure design, illustration and many more. Special guests at this year’s convention include some of the finest creators in the independent comics world, one of the hottest new writers in mainstream comics and the fan favorite co-creator of the international comics character Judge Dredd.
About G4 in Canada
G4 Canada (formerly TechTV Canada) launched in September 2001. G4 is the one and only television station that is plugged into every dimension of games, gear, gadgets and gigabytes. Owned Rogers Media Inc., the channel airs more than 24 original series. G4 is available on digital cable and satellite. For more information, see www.g4tv.ca.