Saltares originally got involved in the franchises working as pencil artist on Aliens vs. Predator: Duel in early 1995. In the same year he also drew X #17 aka X: Comeback, the last page of which included a Predator, who went on to appear fully in the subsequent issue X: Hell Night (illustrated by Christopher Renaud). Years later, in 2009, Saltares returned to the lines when he was chosen as artist on the Predator: Prey to the Heavens comic series. He also drew the Predator prequel story for half of the Free Comic Book Day: Aliens/Predator flip-book issue. Originally from New York, Saltares is of Puerto Rican descent. He is married and currently resides in Missouri.
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