In an interview with Business Insider, Cornet said that while he couldn't go into much detail, there was a lengthy review process of the book before he was given the managerial okay from Google to publish "Goomics."
Not everyone at Google was thrilled with the book, he said. According to Cornet, some at the company worried about how it would affect the company's reputation.
"I hope that it's clear from the tone and the language," Cornet said, "that I really like the company...I think that it's important for Google to retain a sense of humor. I think it's good for our image in the long run."
Cornet doesn't really know what led him to write the book, but he acknowledges that it might have something to do with his background. Comics, such as "Asterix & Obelix," are huge in France.