Retro Hugo Award Nominee For Best Novel One Million Years Back In The Swirling, Shrouded Past, Evil Ultra Beings Ruled The Planet Roo Suddenly, Unbelievably, They Are Alive Again, Threatening The Universe With Total DestructionOnly One Man Dares Challenge The Evil Ones He Is Captain Future, Inter Galactic Agent Of Justice, Whose Identity Is Top Secret, Whose Strength Is Ultimate He Sets Out Alone To Stop The Deathless Menace Creeping Ever Closer Also Published As Red Sun Of DangerBrett Sterling And Edmond Hamilton Are The Same Person


10 thoughts on “Danger Planet (Captain Future, #5)

  1. fromcouchtomoon fromcouchtomoon says:

    The better of the 40s pulps I ve sampled so far a straight laced story of an awesome hero and his loyal band of followers, with the requisite neocolonial attitude I ve come to expect Also, the final ten pages devolve into some Lovecraftian horrorness.


  2. Megan Baxter Megan Baxter says:

    I am somewhere over 40% done reading all the Hugo Best Novel winners and nominees I hadn t quite realized that the list I had grabbed from the internet all those years ago included the Retro Hugos that had been handed out by that point, until I finished this book and went looking for the year Danger Planet had been nominated I kind of like picking up the Retro Hugos in this list, but knowing that this award was handed out in 1996 makes it a little bitbaffling that Danger Planet made the I am somewhere over 40% done reading all the Hugo Best Novel winners and nominees I hadn t quite realized that the list I had grabbed from the internet all those years ago included the Retro Hugos that had been handed out by that point, until I finished this book and went looking for the year Danger Planet had...


  3. Leothefox Leothefox says:

    What the space is going on here Okay, so this is some 40s sci fi adventure pulp stuff full of rocketships, rayguns, alien races, and robots Captain Future is built up as a well known interplanetary hero who hangs out with The Futuremen and sometimes his girlfriend He s famous for doing Buck Rogers Flash Gordon type space heroics and he s brave and brilliant like Doc Savage His team consists of a giant robot, a person sized android, and a floating brain in a metal box In this particu...


  4. Roger Roger says:

    borrowed this from a friend thx Grayson and powered through it as much as I power through any book good pulpy sci fi kitsch, with lots of exclamation points it s got me interested in readingpre 60s Sci Fi, when space was something we as a people hadn t actually touched yet.


  5. Jeffrey Doten Jeffrey Doten says:

    Despite being written an almost a dialect of the era, I found it fun and inventive I did skim a bit or is that speed reading but had no trouble following what was going on A lot happens in this modest book A steady barrage of action, twists and turns and invention kept me reading I enjoyed that some effort was put into the alien planet which doesn t always happen in it s culture, alien inhabitants, environments and lifeforms If I m reading pulp SF and adventuring on a new world I wa Despite being written an almost a dialect of the era, I found it fun and inventive I did skim a bit or is that speed reading but had no trouble following what was going on A lot happens in this modest book A steady barrage of action, twi...


  6. Ed Ed says:

    I m a fan of the hero pulps, and I d heard of Captain Future, so I was excited when I found this in a local used bookstore.It was great Full of pulp action goodness I didn t know anything about the Futuremen, but what great characters I really want to findCaptain Future tales


  7. Timothy Boyd Timothy Boyd says:

    The pulp era SiFi hero, Captain Future is ascientific version of Buck Rogers or Flash Gordon He and his band of Futuremen are special criminal investigators for the Earth government and are similar to Doc Savage and his band of helpers Great reads, recommended


  8. colleen colleen says:

    read 04.04.85