Bill Kroll

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(1932 – )

Kroll by Kroll.

William T. Kroll, a fanartist from Des Moines, IA, active in the 1940s and ’50s, published the fanzine Scientifantasy with John Grossman in the late 1940s, as well contributing to other zines. He was a member of Fantasy Artisans.

He attended Cinvention in 1949, worked on The Cinvention Daily and painted a backdrop used for programming, according to Art Rapp’s conrep in Spacewarp 30.

A grulzak. Art by William Kroll in Scientifantasy 1 (Fall 1948).
Lois Jean Miles, “Miss Science Fiction,” poses at Cinvention in front of the backdrop painted by Bill Kroll. (From the collection of Forrest J Ackerman via Andrew I. Porter.)

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