Joe Vanilla by Mark Litzler
Type: Comic Panel
Joe Vanilla is your average, ordinary, regular guy -- working in today's corporate setting, dealing with life's little hardships and inconveniences and celebrating its achievements. He faces silly office politics, administrivia, confusing technology, iPods, ATMS, Facebook, fumbled interpersonal relationships, and other pushes and pulls of contemporary life. Joe is our everyday protagonist. Relevant, quick witted, playful, ironic and timely.
Mark Litzler is a nationally published cartoonist whose work appears in The Wall Street Journal, Barrons Financial Weekly, The Harvard Business Review, and The Chronicle of Philanthropy among other newspapers and journals. He drew a business feature for the American City Business Journal weeklies. Litzler has participated in numerous college texts, and other books where his gags supplement chapter themes.
Litzler was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, and attended Cleveland State University where he earned the Bachelors Degree through the Business School, and Case Western Reserve University, where he earned the Masters Degree in Public Administration.
Meanwhile, Litzler is executive director of the Saint Luke's Hospital Foundation. He is married to Barbara Head, with whom he is the proud parent of teenaged triplets, Andrew, Peter, and Molly.
Meet the Cast of Joe Vanilla
Mark Litzler's art style is classic and uncluttered, and his everyman tale of Joe Vanilla is an examination of all the little things that happen in a day. Technology, work, charity, these are all fair game in this cartoon world.