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Cowles, Clayton

Works: 229 works in 325 publications in 1 language and 17,800 library holdings
Genres: Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Comics (Graphic works)  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Superhero comics  Science fiction comics  Fantasy comics  Feminist fiction  Fiction  Juvenile works 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PZ7.7.N67, 741.5973
Publication Timeline
Publications about Clayton Cowles
Publications by Clayton Cowles
Most widely held works by Clayton Cowles
The unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Ryan North( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 710 libraries worldwide
"Wolverine, Deadpool, Doctor Doom, Thanos: There's one hero that's beaten them all-and now she's got her own ongoing series! (Not that she's bragging.) That's right, you asked for it, you got it, it's Squirrel Girl! (She's also starting college this semester.) It's the start of a brand-new set of adventures starring the nuttiest and most upbeat super hero in the world!"--Provided from
The wicked + the divine by Kieron Gillen( Book )
8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 555 libraries worldwide
"Every ninety years, twelve gods incarnate as humans. They are loved. They are hated. In two years, they are dead. The team behind critical tongue-attractors like Young Avengers and PHONOGRAM reunite to create a world where gods are the ultimate pop stars and pop stars are the ultimate gods. But remember: just because you’re immortal, doesn’t mean you’re going to live forever. Collects THE WICKED + THE DIVINE #1-5"--Publisher's website
The unbeatable Squirrel Girl by Ryan North( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
"Squirrel Girl meets potential new allies, including Chipmunk Hunk, Koi Boi and...Girl Squirrel?! Yes! But the two rodent-themed heroines don't quite see eye-to-beady-eye-- and Squirrel Girl's dislike might be justified! Now, as the world goes mad and the Avengers attack, Squirrel Girl must face Ratatoskr, the Norse god of squirrels! There's a theme in this book, I don't know if you can tell. The fate of the world hangs in the balance, though, we promise. Featuring fights! Feelings! Sass! Punches! Friendship! A character named Hippo who is literally a hippo! And several tails (tales) of Squirrel Girl from all kinds of perspectives!"--Unedited summary from book
Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 476 libraries worldwide
In a future just a few years down the road in the wrong direction, a woman's failure to comply with her patriarchal overlords will result in exile to the meanest penal planet in the galaxy. When the newest crop of fresh femmes arrive, can they work together to stay alive or will hidden agendas, crooked guards, and the deadliest sport on (or off!) Earth take them to their maker?
Hawkeye by Matt Fraction( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
Kate Bishop heads to Los Angeles to get away from New York, life, and Clint Barton - but not away from trouble! Because Madame Masque is hanging out at poolside with the rich and famous as well! As Kate helps a reclusive and sixties-damaged pop music genius find his lost masterpiece, Madame Masque finds Kate. By which we mean starts trying to kill her again. In a broken town where cynicism and apathy has its claws around the throat of the good and decent, Lady Hawkguy is the only hero to trust!
Kick-Ass by Mark Millar( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
"Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? No, I mean, really wanted to be a superhero? Dave Lizewski has--but unlike you or me, he's not willing to let it stop with simple daydreams. Designing a suit for himself, and taking the name Kick-Ass, Dave decides to make his dreary existence more exciting--and maybe even help some people in the process. But with no special powers and outmatched by new York City's most hardened criminals, Kick-Ass might be in for a little more than he bargained for"--Page [4] of cover, Book 1
Black Widow by Nathan Edmondson( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
"You've seen Black Widow as an Avenger and even an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. But on her own time she searches for atonement for her past as a KGB assassin - in ways of which those teams just wouldn't approve. The Black Widow goes undercover in Russia, but from its cold streets, the Hand of God reaches out to crush her...and it is as merciless as its name implies. Outmatched by the brute force of a powerful new villain, Natasha faces her deadliest test, and discovers a deadly plot unfolding that spans the entire globe."--
Pretty deadly by Kelly Sue DeConnick( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
A tale of retribution as beautifully lush as it is unflinchingly savage
Young Avengers by Kieron Gillen( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
When a figure from Loki's past emerges, Wiccan makes a mistake that might doom all of the Young Avengers
Spider-Gwen by Jason Latour( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
"The breakout hit of the biggest Spider-Event of the century is taking the comics world by storm with her own series! Gwen Stacy is Spider-Woman, but you knew that already. What you don't know is what friends and foes are waiting for her in the aftermath of Spider-Verse! From the fan-favorite creative team that brought you Spider-Gwen's origin story in Edge of Spider-Verse, Jason Latour and Robbie Rodriguez!"--provided from
X-Men by Dennis Hopeless( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
In a modernized retelling of the origin and early adventures of the X-Men, Jean Gray joins four other teenage mutants at Professor Xavier's school, where they must come to terms with their emerging powers, their emotions, and Xavier's relationship with the evil Magneto while fighting for their lives
The wicked + the divine by Kieron Gillen( Book )
4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
"After the detonation of FANDEMONIUM the gods-as-pop-stars of THE WICKED + THE DIVINE try living in the long dark shadow. Team WicDiv are joined by a stellar cast of guest artists to put the spotlight on each of the gods. The multiple Eisner Award nominated series continues in the only way it knows how: darker, weirder, faster. Don't worry. It's going to be okay"--Publisher's website
Secret wars by Jonathan Hickman( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
"The Marvel Universe is no more! The interdimensional Incursions have eliminated each and every dimension one by one - and now, despite the best eff orts of the scientists, sages and superhumans of both dimensions, the Marvel Universe and Ultimate Universe have collided with one another...and been destroyed! Now, all that exists in the vast empty cosmos is a single titanic patchwork planet, made of the fragmented remains of hundreds of devastated dimensions: Battleworld! And the survivors of this multiversal catastrophe must learn to survive in this strange new realm! What strange creatures inhabit this world? Which familiar faces will make their return? And what happens when the various realms go to war? The Marvel Universe is dead...and the victors of the Secret Wars will determine what comes next!"--Provided by publisher
Deadpool by Gerry Duggan( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
When dead U.S. presidents start rising from the grave to terrorize the country, the world's high-profile superheroes can't afford to risk their public image by defeating them, so they ask Deadpool--who already has a sullied reputation--to do the deed
Spider-Man by Cullen Bunn( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
A modernized retelling of Spider-Man's origin follows bookworm Peter Parker as he is bitten by a radioactive spider, gaining amazing powers
A vs X by Kieron Gillen( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
"Avengers vs. X-Men shook the Marvel Universe to its core ... this is what happens next. The greatest super teams the world has ever known waged a devastating war against each other and faced down a cataclysmic cosmic entity that could have destroyed all creation--and neither emerged unscathed. The world's faith in the Avengers is shaken: the Black Panther's nation of Wakanda lies in ruins; and K'un Lun, the spiritual home of Iron Fist, is not much better off. The X-Men's leader, Cyclops, nearly annihilated the planet and has been imprisoned for his actions-- leaving the rest of the mutant comminity to attempt to rebuild and repair their damaged relationship with the world. Can Cyclops --an irredeemable, world-be world breaker with a death with-- make peace with the decisions he made under the Phoenix's influence? Or will he die a martyr for his people in prison? And what will Wolverine, the man who bridges the worlds of the Avengers and X-Men, do in the wake of the war?"--Page 4 of cover
She-Hulk by Charles Soule( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Everyone's favorite Jade Giantess, She Hulk, has returned for tons of fun, both on and off the field of battle! As a superhuman lawyer, She Hulk has tried some of the strangest cases on Earth, but now, Shulkie is heading into deep space to practice Universal Law! And upon her return, the emerald enchantress matches muscles with Hercules, but it's going to take brains, not brawn, to get the Prince of Power out of some Herculean legal problems. Plus no one hates She Hulk more than Titania! What makes her one of the deadliest threats in the universe? And how is Hawkeye's fate tied to She Hulk's latest case? Join She Hulk as she deals with the bizarre legal problems of the Marvel Universe
Black Widow by Nathan Edmondson( Book )
5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
On a snowy night in Prague, Natasha must fight her way out of disaster alongside the Winter Soldier! Meanwhile, Isaiah has business in London, but a simple plan soon gets very complicated. Then, the Black Widow finds herself fighting against - or alongside? - the Punisher for access to a deadly criminal network. But trapped on an exploding oil rig with Crossbones and his Skull Squad, will Frank and Natasha complete their missions ... or take each other out? And because you demanded it: Hawkeye! But how could his fight with the Widow cost Isaiah his life? Finally, in the wake of Wolverine's death, Black Widow bonds with the despondent X-23 over punching and espionage
Thanos rising by Jason Aaron( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
"Scourge of the cosmos Thanos rises to dominance as the unrivaled rogue of wretchedness in this gripping tale of tragedy, deceit and destiny. Where did this demi-god of death and destruction come from-- and more important, what does he want? True love begets a river of blood on the journey that will not only alter the course of one boy's life, but also change the face of the galaxy and the very nature of the Marvel Universe!"--Page 4 of cover
The Vision by Tom King( Book )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
"The Vision wants to be human, and what's more human than family? So he heads back to the beginning, to the laboratory where Ultron created him and molded him into a weapon. The place where he first rebelled against his given destiny, and imagined he could be more -- that he could be a man. There, he builds them. A wife, Virginia. Two teenage twins, Viv and Vin. They look like him. They have his powers. They share his grandest ambition (or is that obsession?): the unrelenting need to be ordinary. They're the family next door, and they have the power to kill us all. What could possible go wrong? Artificial hearts will be broken, bodies will not stay buried, the truth will not remain hidden, and The Vision will never be the same."--Page [4] of cover
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