Books Gilbert Hernandez Books by Gilbert Hernandez Gilbert Hernandez has written books about: Comics & Graphic Novels Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Gilbert Hernandez Book Reviews Get A 'Grip' On This Goofy Noir Sci-Fi Tale July 2, 2015 This reissue of Gilbert Hernandez's series starts out noir — a young man with amnesia and a mysterious lipstick trace — but quickly gets weird. Critic Etelka Lehoczky says it's full of "goofy joy." Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. First Reads Exclusive First Read: 'Julio's Day' By Gilbert Hernandez April 2, 2013 Read an exclusive excerpt of Love and Rockets co-creator Gilbert Hernandez's latest, Julio's Day, with an introduction from author Brian Evenson. It's a lovely, hallucinatory, often wordless story of a man whose life spans the 20th century, and the close-knit community he lives in.