1945 Retro Hugos
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The 1945 Retro Hugos for work published in 1944 were presented online July 30, 2020, as part of CoNZealand. FANAC produced a sample of eligible fanzines from 1944. The trophy base was designed by James Brown.
- Best Novel: Shadow Over Mars (The Nemesis from Terra) by Leigh Brackett (Startling Stories, Fall 1944)
- Best Novella: Killdozer! by Theodore Sturgeon (Astounding Science Fiction , November 1944)
- Best Novelette: City by Clifford D. Simak (Astounding Science Fiction , May 1944)
- Best Short Story: I Rocket by Ray Bradbury (Amazing Stories, May 1944)
- Best Series: The Cthulhu Mythos by H. P. Lovecraft, August Derleth, and others
- Best Related Work: “The Science-Fiction Field” by Leigh Brackett (Writer’s Digest, July 1944)
- Best Graphic Story or Comic: Superman: “The Mysterious Mr. Mxyztplk” by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster (Detective Comics, Inc.)
- Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form: (tie) The Canterville Ghost, screenplay by Edwin Harvey Blum from a story by Oscar Wilde, directed by Jules Dassin (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)), The Curse of the Cat People, written by DeWitt Bodeen, directed by Gunther V. Fritsch and Robert Wise (RKO Radio Pictures)
- Best Editor, Short Form: John W. Campbell, Jr.
- Best Professional Artist: Margaret Brundage
- Best Fanzine: Voice of the Imagi-Nation , edited by Forrest J Ackerman and Myrtle R. Douglas
- Best Fan Writer: Fritz Leiber
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