Gilbert Hernandez

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Comic Book Artist
Date of Birth February 1, 1957
Place of Birth California
Age 63 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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Gilbert Hernandez

Gilberto Hernández, usually credited as Gilbert Hernandez and also by the nickname Beto, is an American cartoonist. He is best known for his Palomar/Heartbreak Soup stories in Love and Rockets, an alternative comic book he shared with his brothers Jaime and Mario.

Born: Gilberto Hernández, 01, 1957, Oxnard, California
Nationality: American
Area(s): Cartoonist
Notable works: Love and Rockets
Awards: See below

About Gilbert Hernandez

Comic book artist best known for his series "Love and Rockets." He was named among Time magazine's Top 100 Next Wave Storytellers in 2009.

Before Fame

He spent his childhood devouring DC and Marvel comic books. He also enjoyed the "Dennis the Menace" comic strip and Archie comics.


He received a 1986 Kirby Award for Best Black & White Series for "Love and Rockets."

Family Life

He grew up with six siblings and collaborated with his brothers, Jaime and Mario, on "Love and Rockets."


He was inspired by the work of comic book legend Stan Lee.

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  • American graphic novelists
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Latest information about Gilbert Hernandez updated on January 17, 2021.

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