Beau Smith, veteran of the comic book industry has penned his monthly Far from Fragile column for Impact for several years now. But there’s no end to his talents. His resume shows his achievements include a vast amount of ‘vices’: VP Of Marketing For The Library Of American Comics, VP Of Marketing For Jun Planning USA Toys, VP of Sales & Marketing for IDW Publishing, VP of Publishing and Marketing for Todd McFarlane Productions and McFarlane Toys. VP of Sales and Marketing for Image Comics, VP Sales & Marketing for Eclipse Comics.
Between 1985 and today he has written comic books, screenplays, video games, business, entertainment and opinion columns. Has worked for such publishers as DC Comics, Eclipse Comics, Image Comics, Moonstone Publishing, IDW Publishing, Crusade Fine Arts, Capcom Video Games, Wizard Magazine, The Comics Buyer's Guide, Entertainment Retailing, Comic Book Business, Busted Knuckles and, yes, Impact-The Global Entertainment Magazine.
Has written such comic books as 24: Cold Warriors, Wolverine vs. Shi, Star Wars, Wynonna Earp, The Black Terror, Spawn, Parts Unknown, Cobb: Off The Leash, Batman, Catwoman, Wildcat, Guy Gardner: Warrior, Green Lantern, The Undertaker for WWE, 9/11, Wonder Woman, B’Wana Beast and more.
And that doesn’t even include crating properties such as Wynonna Earp (currently been optioned for TV by the Fox Network) Parts Unknown (optioned for a feature film), Cobb: Off The Leash, The Black Terror, The BadLander, Primate: The Sword Of Darwin, Maximum Jack, Lost & Found, Werewolves: Dead Moon Rising and has just released No Guts, No Glory: How To Market Yourself In Comics.