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From out of the pulps, Captain Future flies into action, displaying the most exciting aspects of Science Fiction. Although modeled to a degree after Doc Savage, Captain Future is also the ultimate space opera hero. Coming complete with not only a tragic, yet inspiring origin story driving him into defending interstellar justice, everyone and everything Curt Newton encounters is colorful, vibrant,…

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James Christopher is the real name of the legendary Intelligence Service agent designated as Operator #5. Armed with a .45 automatic and a flexible rapier concealed in his belt, he stood against the fearsome forces—both foreign and domestic—who were bent on destroying the United States of America. During the dark days of the Great Depression, when Europe was overrun by fascist dictators, he was ou…

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A happy crowd, inspired by the spirit of Christmas, was milling joyously in Times Square, New York. Suddenly, cutting through the sounds of gayety, came a shrill whine. It became louder, and at the very second of midnight, a gigantic shell exploded, killing, maiming, destroying! At twelve hour intervals thereafter — no man knew in advance where — another shell burst devastatingly. Two great powers…

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A group of bitter men — a secret League of War — was ready to plunge the world into a new, earth-wide conflict. They issued orders, and bloody organized murder was loosed in the heart of Europe! And behind this carnage, a single man was scheming to make himself the Dictator of the World! Never before had a single person conceived such a colossal plan for profiting from the slaughter of humans. He…

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The news spread like wild-fire. A man had solved the problem of the ages — he was bringing the dead back to life! Operator #5, ace of the American Secret Service, recognized the grave menace. He realized the danger if the gigantic advances of modern science were employed selfishly by unscrupulous men. And that precisely was the danger facing his native land! The Master of Death, using the promise…

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Oil — black gold — the blood of Mother Earth! America had squandered its precious reserves and a syndicate of skilled saboteurs was destroying the remaining store! With all National defense rendered helpless for want of it, bitter despair gripped the hearts of the country’s millions. Pillage, slaughter, and slavery — misery and death — threatened each American! And Jimmy Christopher, Operator #5 o…

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By plague and fire, bribery and chicanery, terrorism and extortion, the insane dictator Ursus Young has established himself as the supreme ruler of America. Who is left with sufficient strength to thwart him? Already he has scattered far and wide the organization of which Operator #5, America’s Secret Service Ace, forms so important a part. Against such tremendous, dictatorial power Jimmy Christop…

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By land and by sea the ferocious Hordes descend upon the United States, dealing destruction with new and horrifying weapons: with viscid poisons, with lethal gases, with flaming thermite — and with an invisible death-force more fearful, more annihilating than any weapon yet known to man. Before the ruthless Asiatic Invaders even Operator #5, America’s Secret Service Ace, stands helpless — hunted l…

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Like the tentacles of a gigantic and loathsome octopus, the ends of that infamous international espionage ring had stretched out across the United States. Lusting for power, the fiendish leader of that ring was stripping the country of its entire armaments; butchering, in the very capital of the nation, the patriots who pleaded for adequate war-strength. Operator #5, America’s Secret Service Ace,…

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Gold — the mineral which fosters war! — threatened to plunge America into a chaos of revolt, misery and death. In Washington, the fortified vaults of the nation’s Treasury lay empty — stripped of wealth. A madman, obscured in mystery, his face concealed by a mask of the precious metal, had allied himself with powerful foreign magnates to deliver the United States into misery and bondage. Robbed of…

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Mysterious happenings — cloudbursts in the arid desert, churches and skyscrapers horribly destroyed, priests and pastors oddly maddened, Intelligence agents craftily slaughtered — all these heralded the attack on America by the Son of Kasma — spokesman for a vicious, Oriental cult. The populace flocked to the new religion in self-defense. Our country seemed helplessly doomed... And Operator #5, ch…

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As suddenly as Death, the bitter cold came, and with it, the armored tanks, sleek submarines and mailed warriors of the invading legions! An international syndicate, fearing America’s greatness and strength in war, had unleashed savage war-dogs to win the conflict before it fairly began... The greatest military genius of modern times commanded the enemy, and Operator #5 of the United States Secret…

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James Christopher is the real name of the legendary Intelligence Service agent designated as Operator #5. Armed with a .45 automatic and a flexible rapier concealed in his belt, he stood against the fearsome forces—both foreign and domestic—who were bent on destroying the United States of America. During the dark days of the Great Depression, when Europe was overrun by fascist dictators, he was ou…

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No man could explain that death which struck from the stratosphere, turning men into statues, stripping the United States of defenses. Operator #5 — Ace of the American Secret Service — uncovered an espionage organization which was working against our country when Washington recaptured Yorktown, in 1781!... But now, a madman with limitless ambition headed the Secret Loyalists, determined to make h…

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James Christopher is the real name of the legendary Intelligence Service agent designated as Operator #5. The first reports were incredible. Montezuma the Third, Emperor of the new born Aztec Empire, was slaughtering American troops with a deadly, new weapon… sacrificing captives to his ancient gods… America seemed condemned to degrading slavery. Operator #5, Ace of the Secret Service, fought agai…

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The most deadly weapon in history — a green mist which turned all it touched to flaming ruin — was ravaging America! Far off in Etoria, war-dog kingdom of the Mediterranean, a power-mad demagogue plotted the conquest of the world, and subjugating our land was his first wily move...! While the United States government prepares to surrender humbly — while war scars a thousand-mile front in Europe —…

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Once again James Christopher, known in the secret archives of Washington as Operator #5, is called on to battle a deadly threat to American freedom. Those strange, impassioned orators preached peace and the brotherhood of man — as they tongue-lashed their eager, duped recruits to brutal deeds, bloody violence, and suicide... While dull-witted authorities ridiculed Jimmy Christopher — Operator #5 o…

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A brawny coolie from the filthy waterfront of Hong Kong was Emperor of Asia and master of the vast reaches of Russia. Armed with mysterious new weapons which made the bravest man craven, he marched ruthlessly to conquer the world, and to win the proud daughter of the Muscovite nobility who scorned his amorous advances... Jimmy Christopher — Operator #5 of the United States Intelligence — had given…

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James Christopher is the real name of the legendary Intelligence Service agent designated as Operator #5. Men blanched at that name — the Scarlet Baron! Ambitious master of the united Underworld, he promised boundless riches for all! But Jimmy Christopher — Operator #5 of the Intelligence — understood the true purpose behind the new plague of rapine and murder. With the gallant Federal G-men slaug…

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What has become known as the “War and Peace of the Pulps” commenced with the searing novel, Death’s Ragged Army, which appeared in the July, 1936 issue of Operator #5 magazine. The legions of Emperor Maximilian swept in and took over New England, initiating the Second War of Independence. Jimmy Christopher and his friends and allies in the Intelligence Service were enlisted in a desperate undertak…

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America, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Mississippi River, has been washed in blood by the ruthless war hordes of the invader, Rudolph I. On the banks of the mighty Father of Waters the American people, poorly armed, ragged and desperate, are making a last stand. But as rumors reach them of the bloody slaughter to the east, as the heavens fill swiftly with thousands of enemy planes, and they sense…

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What has become known as the “War and Peace of the Pulps” commenced with the searing novel, Death’s Ragged Army, which appeared in the July, 1936 issue of Operator #5 magazine. The legions of Emperor Maximilian swept in and took over New England, initiating the Second War of Independence. Jimmy Christopher and his friends and allies in the Intelligence Service were enlisted in a desperate undertak…

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The United States forces have been driven to their last, desperate stronghold before the blood-maddened ruthless hordes of the self-styled emperor, Rudolph I, even as a courageous but blind nation, wrapped in the dreams of false security, had practiced the foolish doctrine of “It can’t happen here!” America’s patriotic Death Battalion was the last ragged hope of embattled patriots — the women of t…

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Purple armies from the prairies and a great Purple navy looming over the western horizon made ready to clamp the fetters of slavery on America’s last defenders. But a grim line of fighting men waited in the Emperor Rudolph’s path with a soldierly serenity that said, “Here we die.” And every life laid on this altar of freedom gave Jimmy Christopher, Operator #5 of the Intelligence Service, new resp…

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Sweeping westward down the Pacific slope, the Purple Emperor’s invading armies thundered to trap the last defending Americans between flaming guns and an ocean grave. Operator #5, with the audacity of desperation, launched a forlorn hope — a dazzling daring raid into the heart of the enemy’s lines. Here is the tale of the mad dash of his pitifully heroic handful of volunteers toward the great gun…

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The Purple invader lorded it over the East, straddled the Rockies, rolled his guns ruthlessly westward to crush the last American defenders. But men who are willing to die for their country can never be completely licked! And Operator #5, leading a gallant handful, began a miracle march to seize a deadly treasure, rally an army, and fling the enemy a new, grim challenge on an unsuspected front! Ji…

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The guillotine rose and fell, and American patriots died for daring to defy the Purple invader, supreme from the Atlantic to the Pacific. In sun-bleached Death Valley, Operator #5’s outlawed, ragged army chafed within the cordon of the great Purple army. Only a military miracle would arouse despairing Americans and free those lost legions... To make possible that miracle, Operator #5 gambles boldl…

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They thundered through the high passes of the Continental Divide, those rolling drums of doom, heralding the attack of the Purple Emperor’s mighty armies which had conquered all of Eastern America to the Rockies. Rallying to hold the Divide, Operator #5, alone with a handful of weary, starving defenders, pits himself against Rudolph’s unconquered destroying hordes, his only weapon the strategy of…

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Helpless America had been hurled back into the abysmal dawn of history, by those guerilla bands of the Purple Emperor, which had been loosed in fury and hate to put civilization to fire and sword. Across the Hudson, slaying as they came, advanced the Gothic hordes which would sack the nation’s great metropolis. And only Operator #5, racing against time and fate, could hope to challenge this new, g…

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Sweeping through ravaged Pennsylvania, came the blood-maddened Mongol legions — already planning a swift and merciless descent upon helpless New York City! Before them, a starring, ragged band of desperate patriots — led by Operator #5 — was America’s only hope of saving its metropolis. A thousand Yankee fighters who would turn them back — or die! After a false turn in which Operator #5 flirted br…

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Pitted against the Mongol land forces, and the Purple Fleet, bombarding from the sea — New York’s embattled army had stood off the long, bitter siege. At last, victory was within the grasp of Operator #5 and his little band of American fighters. Then came the Emperor’s final trump card — a foul, slaying miasma which loosed itself over the land, bringing a torturing, horrible death — which all men…

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It began with the mysterious collapse of a new suspension bridge spanning the Mississippi River. But that was only the beginning. Soon battleships, Army fortifications, coastal defenses, even skyscrapers were crumbling under the strange corroding Dust of Doom. What malevolent force was obliterating America’s most important military sites? What shadowy person or nation stood behind these atrocities…

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Secretly, behind closed doors and guarded portals, the mysterious Black Power of Zaava spread its hidden terror throughout America. What evil force was behind the destruction of churches; the wholesale disappearance of entire congregations? What sinister spell had fallen upon American men and women to make them hurl themselves into white-hot flaming furnaces? A trap worse than death is laid for Op…

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Chaos, confusion, disintegration fall with swift, breath-taking disaster upon America! Already terrorized by a tottering, unstable world, American men and women are swept into a mad stampede when the great leaders of the nation are spirited away, one by one, to return broken men, useless, inept. Here Jimmy Christopher — Operator #5 — sets forth on his most thrilling and dangerous exploit while the…

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Once again James Christopher, known in the secret archives of Washington as Operator #5, is called on to battle a deadly threat to American freedom. A powerful army of invasion — armed with the most ghastly modern weapons: bacteria, plagues, hideous diseases — lay carefully hidden within the borders of the United States, ready to strike at the heart of the nation, to kill, pillage, demolish... A f…

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The mad Emperor, warrior descendant of the ravagers of Asia, unleashed a new, horrible, ingenious weapon against the American people. While Mongols bent over a powerful death-machine, a thousand miles away, the air became unbreathable! Men and women and children — all living things — gasped for life-giving oxygen, and with searing, heaving lungs, fell strangled by the mysterious, deadly element. A…

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Speeding through the silent blackness of the night, a long freight-train was laden with a cargo more precious than fine gold – wheat! Then suddenly, the hirelings of Apocryphos unleashed red destruction, and the great machine lay wrecked, its cars of priceless grain afire…Another blow in the ruthless campaign that was driving a proud people, whimpering, to slavery – overwhelmed by the cruel pangs…

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Once again, James Christopher, known in the secret archives of Washington as Operator #5, is called on to battle a deadly threat to American freedom in Curtis Steele's The Yellow Scourge! This time, the treacherous criminal nation he defeated in The Invisible Empire has risen up again to strike a bloody blow against the United States.

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