Legendary Spotlight: Behind the scenes with Legendary Comics' COO Tim Connors

In Hollywood today there’s no name bigger in than Legendary Entertainment. Founded by in 2000, it’s the studio behind Inception, The Hangover franchise, and the Clash of the Titans movies—but more to the point, its comic book movie line-up includes the hit 300, Superman Returns, Watchmen and the multi-billion dollar Batman trilogy by Christopher Nolan. With a 40-picture deal with WB in place, Legendary has established itself as THE comic book movie studio for Warners, with next year’s Superman reboot also coming out from Legendary.

It’s not too surprising, considering founder Tull’s nerd cred. A certified comics fan, Tull has been building a “Tull-i-verse” of geek-centric projects, from co-producing Morgan Spurlock’s Comic-Con documentary and the book tie-in, to buying the Nerdist family of sites, newsletters and podcasts. And of course, there’s Legendary Comics.

SPX: Good comics, good people

Much has been written and lauded about this year’s SPX, and I’m late to the game but I have a few thoughts I wanted to put to pixel before the memories fade. It was a great time for just about everyone, I think. I had a blast at TCAF this year and came away from it completely optimistic about The State of Comics. That mood was only deepened by SPX, and I don’t expect it to fade any time soon. A few little notes: