Tan graduated at the University of Santo Tomas with a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture.
Philip Tan is a professional illustrator and comic book artist. He started working for WildStorm Productions in 2001 on the title Taleweaver. Shortly after he was hired by Image Comics and afterwards by Marvel Comics, where he debuted on the title Thor and then worked on the title Uncanny X-Men. He worked on the title Spawn for Image Comics until 2008, when he was hired by DC Comics to work on the title DC Universe #0. Later on, he worked on the story arc Final Crisis: Revelations and also on titles like Green Lantern, Nightwing, Batman and Robin and a few more.
- Philip Tan's Images as a Penciler
- Philip Tan's Images as an Inker
- Philip Tan's Images as a Cover Artist
- Philip Tan's Images as a Colourist