In quot. 2003, referring to a mythical planet Callisto, not to the Jovian moon.
Meanwhile I think we should repair the landing gear and disarm the helpless Callistonians outside before we release them.
Explorers of Callisto in Amazing Stories Feb. 1009/2
You see, this wasn’t an ordinary passenger cruise. It’s Mr. MacDonald’s private car which we were using for a—a diplomatic trip to Callisto. The Callistonians are a peaceful people, according to the Ganymedians, so Mr. MacDonald permitted his daughter to represent him. I am the agent for the smaller stockholders; and the two Martians were emissaries from their branch of the company. Venus, of course, had no official representation.
Outpost on Ceres in Amazing Stories Oct. 128/2
Their bite is not particularly dangerous to the warrior of Callisto…. Yet, if enough bites are received by a Callistonian, he will be put out of action for several weeks.
Warriors of Other Worlds in Fantastic Adventures Aug. 208/2
Holderlin turned. The cook had disappeared. ‘Farjoram!’ he cried. Farjoram!’ Holderlin ran to find him and at last discovered the fuzzy-skinned little Callistonian huddled in his cabin, red eyes bulging in great terror. There was foam at his mouth.
Planet of Black Dust in Startling Stories Summer 72/1
1951 Amazing Stories Aug. 73 (illustration to Death by Degrees, by ‘Robert Arnette’) (caption)
Knowledge, they say, is power. But never tell that to a Callistonian; he’ll prove to you that too much brains means death!
Even Dad was starting to talk like a Callistonian now.]
Vampire Slugs on Callisto (2006) vii. 31
Harl Vincent, in Amazing Stories
Research HistoryFred Galvin submitted most cites.
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