Michael Avallone wrote the novelization of Beneath the Planet of the Apes, published by Bantam Books in 1970.

A Japanese translation of Avallone's novel by Takashi Ogura was published in 1973 by 'Hayakawa Novels'.

Beneath novel japan

There was also a German translation of Avallone's novel, published by 'Heyne Bücher' in 1971.

Beneath novel germany


Keith Laumer was initially hired to write the novelization.[1]


  1. 'A Novel Approach to Planet of the Apes', by Steven J. Roby - Bright Eyes, Ape City: Examining the Planet of the Apes Mythos (2017)
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