time hopper n. 2
I've determined that these disappearances are directly connected to historical records of the apperance of the hoppers in the late Twentieth Century and succeeding years.]
Hopper in Infinity Science Fiction Oct. 94/2
The Time Hoppers.
Time Hoppers (title)
How had they known what was going to happen? They knew because some time-hopper had read the newspapers after the event then had jumped back in time to give the warning.
Cast-Iron Rat in Worlds of If Feb. 85/1
2009 Atlantic Monthly May 33/2
Jerry Cornelius, the Byronic time-hopper created by Moorcock, makes a cameo in Moore’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen.
Robert Silverberg, "The Time Hoppers"
Research HistoryThe 1967 Robert Silverberg novel "The Time Hoppers" is based on his 1956 short story "Hopper", which however does not use the full form. Since the sense 'a time machine' is found earlier, we'd love to find an example of the 'time traveller' sense before the Silverberg novel.
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