Beauology 101: Character Driven


I’m DOOM! So stop copying me….

I’m DOOM! So stop copying me….


How well do you know your favorite comic character? Beau Smith wants to know.

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Beauology 101: The Purpose Of Comic Books In The Modern World


Comic Book Implosion: An Oral History Of DC Comics Circa 1978 From TwoMorrows Publishing

Comic Book Implosion: An Oral History Of DC Comics Circa 1978 From TwoMorrows Publishing


With so much to choose from for your entertainment today, Beau Smith slows down and takes a look at a couple things he really likes; TwoMorrows’ Retro Fan Magazine and Comic Book Implosion: An Oral History Of DC Comics Circa 1978.

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Beauology 101: Opinions. I Got Mine. You Have Yours.


The Amazing Spider-Man. Greetings With Your Beatings.

The Amazing Spider-Man. Greetings With Your Beatings.


Why can’t superheroes be likable? Why can’t heroes be both serious AND funny? Beau Smith wants to know and he gives you some of his thoughts on the subject.

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Beauology 101: Marvel And DC Comics-Toning It Down And Turning Story Diversity Up


Blue Collar Crime Fighting. You Won’t Get That With Thanos.

Blue Collar Crime Fighting. You Won’t Get That With Thanos.


We know how well superheroes can do in a big fight, but what about in smaller skirmishes or quiet moments? Beau Smith says we need to know this, too and he tells you why.

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Beauology 101: My Time Capsule – 1966 Marvel Mini-Books


The Sticker On the Capsule Machine That Made My 1966 Summer.

The Sticker On the Capsule Machine That Made My 1966 Summer.


Beau Smith takes you back to 1966 and his discovery of Marvel Mini-Books. What? You’ve never heard of Marvel Mini-Books? Well, read on!

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Beauology 101: My Open Love Letter To Comic Books


Your host, Beau Smith

Your host, Beau Smith


Before he created his own comic empire, Beau Smith wrote letters; letters to comics and letters to creators. He shares some of the letters he received back from comics professionals in his letter writing days in this fascinating column.

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Beauology 101: Why Do You Read Comic Books?


These Guys Are Reading Wynonna Earp and Writing Beau Smith A Fan Letter.

These Guys Are Reading Wynonna Earp and Writing Beau Smith A Fan Letter.


We all have our reasons for reading comic books, including Beau Smith. Now he wants to know why YOU read comics.

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Beauology 101: The Comic Book University Of Higher Learning


Jack Kirby Art. I made my Captain action and G.I. Joe Do This Over And Over.

Jack Kirby Art. I made my Captain action and G.I. Joe Do This Over And Over.


Class is in session and Beau Smith is your teacher. Today he tells you one reason comics are worth studying.

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Beauology 101: Marvel Comics—The Last Stand


Guy Gardner Warrior #27 Art by Mitch Byrd & Dan Davis

Guy Gardner Warrior #27 Art by Mitch Byrd & Dan Davis


Beau Smith looks back at his career in comics and sees how blessed he has been But there’s still one thing he hasn’t done. Yet.

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Beauology 101: Lost And Now I Am Found


Art by Mitch Byrd and Dan Davis

Art by Mitch Byrd and Dan Davis


Beau Smith writes of love, loss, and original Guy Gardner: Warrior art.

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