Shirrel Rhoades (b. 1942) is an American executive, writer, publisher, professor, filmmaker and photographer. Born in North
Carolina, Rhoades attended Wake Forest University and Stetson University, where he received his BA in Fine Arts in 1964.
He started his career with various newspapers as an editor, feature writer, and critic. He later worked for several book
and magazine publishing firms. In 1996, Rhoades became Executive Vice President of Marvel Entertainment, where he was involved
in various movie projects based on Marvel superheroes. Rhoades has written hundreds of magazine articles and has written,
edited, and published a number of books. He has consulted for numerous companies, taught and lectured at several universities,
assisted at three museums, and received a number of awards in the publishing field. Rhoades is also a photographer and avid
photography collector. Over the years he has donated much of his collection to various colleges, universities and museums.
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