W. Elwyn Backus

2 Quotations from W. Elwyn Backus

Lunarite n. 1929 W. E. Backus Behind the Moon in Weird Tales Dec. 784/1 There followed a conference of bewildered astonishment between the nearest lunarites and their leader. They conversed among themselves in their strange tongue.
porthole n. 1925 W. E. Backus Waning of World in Weird Tales Dec. 828/2 β€˜Boys, I'm going to try a whiff of our new atmosphere’, said the professor, unlatching one of the small portholes. Before either of the others could interfere, he had swung the heavy glass slightly inward, and sniffed the Martian air speculatively.