Haberlin formed his own studio in 1995, producing commercial illustrations and digitally coloring for Marvel Comics, DC Comics and Image Comics. He then started Avalon Studios with Whilce Portacio in 1998. Avalon Studios published Stone, a fantasy series which incorporated elements of Filipino mythology,Area 52, a science fiction title set to be adapted into a feature film, with a tentative release date of 2013, and M-Rex, which has been adapted into the successful Cartoon Network series Generator Rex.
Haberlin currently runs Digitalarttutorials.com, where he produces art tutorials, teaches at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and is partner in Anomaly Productions, producing graphic novels and children's books. In February 2012 he will debut a 3D comic aimed at children called Captain Wonder. Anomaly Productions is currently working on a 300 plus page graphic novel entitled Anomaly. The book, co-written with Hollywood lawyer Skip Brittenham, utilizes augmented reality technology and interacts with iPad, iPhone, and Android mobile devices. The book is set for release in October 2012.