Philip Francis Nowlan

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asterite n. 1933 P. F. Nowlan Buck Rogers in Smithsonian Collection of Newspaper Comics (1986) 186 Encased in armor that was proof against their most destructive weapons, Alura and I went among the Asterites, who were determined to annihilate Martian civilization and conquer Mars for themselves
disintegrator n. 1928 P. F. Nowlan Armageddon – 2419 A.D. in Amazing Stories Aug. 432/1 Then we saw the ship falling. It seemed to plunge lazily, but actually it fell with terrific acceleration, turning end over end, its disintegrator rays, out of control, describing vast, wild arcs, and once cutting a gash through the forest less than two hundred feet from where we stood.
rocket-ship n. 1928 P. F. Nowlan Armageddon—2419 A.D. in Amazing Stories Aug. 429/1 No means of conveyance other than the belts called jumpers, almost constantly worn by everybody, and an occasional rocket ship, used only for longer journeys.
spacecraft n. 1930 P. F. Nowlan & R. Calkins Buck Rogers, 2429 A.D. in Mt. Pleasant Daily Times (Michigan) 7 Nov. Wilma and I prepared to board the mysterious space craft we had met on our trip to Mars.
space gun n. 1 1929 ‘F. Phillips’ Onslaught from Venus in Science Wonder Stories Sept. 327/2 Half the population of the planet Venus hurled itself across the void of space at our own world…. Thousands were estimated by the invaders themselves to have missed the target through errors in calculation, and the imperfection of hurriedly constructed space ‘guns’.
ultraphone n. 1928 P. F. Nowlan Armageddon: 2419 A.D. in Amazing Stories Aug. 433/1 In addition, we each received an ultrophone, and a light inertron blanket rolled into a cylinder about six inches long by two or three in diameter.
ultraphone n. 1928 P. F. Nowlan Armageddon: 2419 A.D. in Amazing Stories Aug. 427/1 Finally a scout equipped with an ultrophone, which, unlike the ancient radio, operated on the ultronic ethereal vibrations, would pass the warning simultaneously to the headquarters of the Wyoming Gang and other communities within a radius of several hundred miles.
viewplate n. 1928 P. F. Nowlan Armageddon—2419 AD in Amazing Stories Aug. 448/1 I ordered my observer then to switch to the barrage itself. He got a close focus on it, but this showed little except a continuous series of blinding flashes, which, from the viewplate, lit up the entire interior of the ship.
viewplate n. 1928 P. F. Nowlan Armageddon—2419 AD in Amazing Stories Aug. 448/1 Again I turned to my viewplate, which was still focussed on the central section of the Sinsing works.
viewplate n. 1928 P. F. Nowlan Armageddon—2419 AD in Amazing Stories Aug. 448/2 Seen upon the ultroscope viewplate, the battle looked as though it were being fought in daylight, perhaps on a cloudy day, while the explosions of the rockets appeared as flashes of extra brilliance.