Joe Heller

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Joe Heller (born August 17, 1954 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin) was the editorial cartoonist for the Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1985[1][2] to 2013,[3] when he was cut as part of a large round of layoffs by Gannett, owner of the Press-Gazette. Before he worked at the Press-Gazette, Heller was the cartoonist for the West Bend Daily News.


Heller graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in 1979 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.[1]


His work is regularly reprinted in USA Today, The New York Times,[4] The Washington Post, Newsweek, and the Los Angeles Times. Heller placed his editorial cartoons into a collection in which he titled "Give 'em Heller". He has also taken part in drawing for exhibits in museums, numerous comic books, and children's books.[1]


  • 8 Best of Gannett Awards
  • 6 Milwaukee Press Clubs Awards
  • 3 John Fischetti Editorial Cartoon Awards[1]



Heller is married and has two teenage daughters along with two Yorkies. Together they live in Green Bay, Wisconsin.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Joe Heller Bio". Hellertoon. Retrieved 28 December 2012. 
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  3. ^ "Layoffs at Gannett Newspapers, Fox 11 News Green Bay". 
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