Harvey Tolibao first got involved in the comics industry in late 2006 when he pencilled and inked the twelfth issue of Dark Horse Comics' Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. He continued to work sporadically on this title until early 2008 when he pencilled and inked Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. Annual for Marvel. After this, he did several more issues for Marvel, continuing to work for them on various titles into the present. He has also done some work for Dabel Brothers Productions, Top Cow and for DC.
Tolibao was born and raised in Malaybalay in the Philippines. He studied information technology in college, and spent two years supporting himself with various jobs including furniture designer, graphic artist and tattoo artist, and later as a web designer. He currently lives in the Philippines.