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The Tenth Planet

(Captain Future)

3.20  ·  Rating details ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
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Jun 16, 2019 rated it liked it
I haven't read other Captain Future books or any pulp science fiction from the 1940s before this one. I didn't know what to expect from that era, and I was pleasantly surprised to find so many concepts familiar from modern space adventures, such as shields and tractor beams. There are still convenient contrivances — oh, your atom-pistol didn't work because I'm wearing an invisible atom shield! — but whether or not the science is founded, it's really no different from the technobabble of today's ...more
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Jan 25, 2016 rated it liked it
The pulp era SiFi hero, Captain Future is a more scientific 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
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