Captain Action

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 8 ratings

Captain Action: Riddle of the Glowing Men Publisher's Summary

One of the most popular heroes of the 1960s returns in his first ever full-length novel. Super-spy and master of disguises Miles Drake, aka Captain Action, investigates the Riddle of the Glowing Men.

Foreign assassins are sent to kill Captain Action, and though he manages to defeat them, it is their lifeless bodies that pose the greater mystery as they give off a green, glowing radiation. Teamed with a beautiful and seductive Russian Agent, Captain Action travels to the barren, frozen wastelands of Siberia where the secret behind the glowing men lies buried in a fantastic lost underground world. It is a secret also pursued by his most dangerous nemesis, the alien-born Dr. Evil.

What is this strange power hidden beneath the Earth that could destroy all of mankind, and who will unlock its mysteries first?

Riddle of the Glowing Men is a classic pulp thriller packed with enough intrigue, daring escapes, and breakneck adventure to fill a dozen books. Featuring a stunning cover by artist Nick Runge, it presents a well-loved hero to a new audience eager to experience his special brand of two-fisted battling - Captain Action style!

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  • Book 1

    • Captain Action: Riddle of the Glowing Men

    • By: Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Fred Wolinsky
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    One of the most popular heroes of the 1960s returns in his first ever full-length novel. Super-spy and master of disguises Miles Drake, aka Captain Action, investigates the Riddle of the Glowing Men. Foreign assassins are sent to kill Captain Action, and though he manages to defeat them, it is their lifeless bodies that pose the greater mystery as they give off a green, glowing radiation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Ray Johnson on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Captain Action - Hearts of the Rising Sun

    • By: Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Fred Wolinsky
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    While on assignment in Japan, Captain Action is haunted by the woman he loved and lost years ago in the underground kingdom beneath Siberia. When she mysteriously begins reappearing during his clandestine mission to witness a newly discovered power source, agent Miles Drake begins to question his own sanity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Man from A.C.T.I.O.N.! Cap is back!!

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Captain Action: Cry of the Jungle Lord

    • Captain Action, Book 3
    • By: Barry Reese, Jim Beard
    • Narrated by: Roberto Scarlato
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Something mysterious is happening in the depths of the Yucatan jungle and Miles Drake, aka Captain Action, has been sent to investigate. His superiors believe their main nemesis, the alien criminal known as Dr. Evil is hunting something called the Sky Rock, a supposed fallen meteor possessing strange energies. But as soon as Drake arrives on the site, he's met with two other unexpected characters that may or may not be involved with Evil's nefarious plans. One of these is a beautiful female Mexican agent named Selena Rubio, whereas the other is a strange masked figure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Action + Pulp= Good Readin'!

    • By Ray Johnson on 04-22-18

    Regular price: $19.95