Bobby Rubio was born and raised in San Diego, California, and has been drawing since he was a child. While attending Morse High School, Bobby won a cartoon contest with the San Diego Union newspaper. For college, Bobby attended the California Institute of the Arts. While in college, he freelanced as a comic book artist for Dark Horse Comics ('Godzilla'). After earning his Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, Bobby entered an internship with Jim Lee at Homage Studios (Image Comics.) After completing his internship, he entered an animation internship with Walt Disney Feature Animation in Orlando, Florida. He was then hired to work for Walt Disney Feature Animation in Burbank, California, where, in the course of 9 years, he completed several films as a traditional animator and as a storyboard artist. Rubio is an assistant director/storyboard artist for Nickelodeon on the series 'Avatar'. In addition, he self-publishes his creator-owned comic book 'Alcatraz High'.