The Philippine artist Rudy Nebres studied at the School of Fine Arts. He made his debut in a local comic publication. He soon moved to ACE Publications, to begin his professional career. In the early 1970s, Nebres was assigned by DC and Marvel to do work for their black and white lines of magazines. He emigrated to the States in 1975, and worked on such titles as 'Dr Strange', 'The Incredible Hulk', 'King Conan' and 'Spider-Man'.
He has worked with John Buscema on 'Warriors of the Shadow Realm' and 'The Savage Sword of Conan'. He then moved to Warren, where he did stories for the magazines Creepy, Eerie and Vampirella. He additionally worked on 'Black Beauty' for Pendulum Press. His work stands out for its detail and sense of anatomy. Later on, he began working as a presentation artist for Marvel Entertainment in Hollywood, and did such comics as 'Armour', 'Samuree' and 'ToyBoy' for the Continuity Studios.