“Shadow Over Mars” (The Nemesis from Terra), by Leigh Brackett (Startling Stories, Fall 1944)
“Killdozer!”, by Theodore Sturgeon (Astounding Science Fiction, November 1944)
“City”, by Clifford D. Simak (Astounding Science Fiction, May 1944)
BEST SHORT STORY
“I, Rocket”, by Ray Bradbury (Amazing Stories, May 1944)
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, Ira Yarbrough, and Joe Shuster (Detective Comics, Inc.)
BEST DRAMATIC PRESENTATION, SHORT FORM
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
Voice of the Imagi-Nation, edited by Forrest J. Ackerman and Myrtle R. Douglas
BEST FAN WRITER
CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention, announced the winners of the 1945 Retrospective Hugo Awards at a ceremony conducted online on Thursday 30 Jul 2020 (New Zealand Standard Time). We will publish detailed results, finalist placements, and nominations breakdowns when they are made available.
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