Joe Chiodo is an artist and colorist who has worked in the comics industry. He has been recognized for his work with a nomination for the Comics Buyer’s Guide Favorite Colorist Award in 1997 (with the company Wildstorm FX and colleague Jessica Ruffner), and in 1998 under his own name. Joe Chiodo’s career started over thirty five years ago, working for several book companies as well as every major comic book publisher. He established long ties with Jim Lee’s Wildstrom publishing as well as Hermes Press. Today his career is at a crossroad doing many fine art paintings for galleries and collectors as well as continuing his illustration career. He lives in San Diego with his wife and two children.