Joe Chiodo is a 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. Chiodo was born on January 22, 1958, the youngest of four boys and raised in San Jose, California. He traveled to various places such as New York and Los Angeles, where he worked for a diverse client base, doing book covers, and other work for toy companies, games, and comics, eventually settling in San Diego.
Chiodo has been recognized as an award-winning pin-up artist and illustrator. He combines cartoony techniques with those of classic pin-up artists, often working on a range of body types and pulp themes. He illustrated the children's alphabet board book The Adventures of WonderBaby, and wrote a book, How To Draw And Paint Pin-Ups.
Chiodo currently works out of his home which he shares with his wife and two children.