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. He now distributes his cartoons to more than 300 newspapers through Heller Syndication.


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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