1939J. R. FearnBlack Empress in Amazing Stories Jan. vi. 109/1
We’re going to blast the remaining few feet of tunnel and get inside—It’s a cinch to catch her alone. Even if we don’t that energy gun will take care of everything.
1940J. R. FearnQueen of Venus in Marvel Stories Nov. 37/1
We did discover among other things that the original plague which drove us from our home world of Venus has long ago ended. Venus can be tenanted again.
[1950‘V. Statten’Cosmic Flame ii. 17
Not even flying saucers can get past our Earth-barriers; they’re too sensitive for that. And also don’t forget that the flying-saucer people—whoever they may be—have no need to dictate terms by radio. They have enough power to smash everything on Earth at one blow if they wish: their far-reaching scientific knowledge, compared to ours, proves it.]
1935J. R. FearnLiners of Time in Amazing Stories May 32/1
The two Presidents—Templeton and Folson—were indeed the only men in the whole time[-]line who knew the real secret of a time[-]liner and how it operated. [Ibid. 34/2] Projection into the actual gas of evolution made it possible for Man to race far ahead of his own Age, into the distant future, or force his way back along
the time line to the past.
1938‘T. Ayre’Whispering Satellite in Astounding Stories Jan. 98/2
Sometimes he rather regretted the time two earth-years before when he had taught this particular product of Titan’s Whispering Forest to sing. [...] At least, he wasn’t lonely. Basso, the singing plant, was company for one thing, and so were its weird subintelligent, singing contemporaries in the Whispering Forest outside. Then there was Snakehips, a true Titanian, actually an upright mass of quivering, darting gristle—entirely invertebrate—pretty intelligent so far as he went.
1938‘P. Cross’Master of Golden City in Amazing Stories June ii. 52/1
Dalaker smiled coldly. ‘Basically, I am a Venusian.’ Blake started to say something, then he laughed shortly. ‘Oh, cut it out, Dalaker! A Venusian! Anybody knows Venus is a hellish hot planet and—’ ‘El Dorado, too, is in quite a warm spot,’ Salaker observed, unmoved. ‘But—but— You mean all these people are Venusians?’