Winners of the 1941 Retro Hugo Awards, honoring work from 1940, were announced August 18, 2016 at a ceremony at MidAmericon II, the 74th World Science Fiction Convention, held at the Kansas City Convention Center in Kansas City MO, August 17-21, 2016.
The Retro Hugos are awarded 50, 75, or 100 years after a Worldcon in which the Hugos were not previously awarded.
Slan, A.E. Van Vogt (Astounding Science-Fiction 12/40)
“If This Goes On…”, Robert A. Heinlein (Astounding Science-Fiction 2/40)
“The Roads Must Roll”, Robert A. Heinlein (Astounding Science-Fiction 6/40)
“Robbie”, Isaac Asimov (Super Science Stories 9/40 as “Strange Playfellow”)
Batman #1 (Detective Comics, Spring 1940)
John W. Campbell
*The Best Professional Artist category has six finalists due to a tie for fifth place.
**Added to ballot June 19, 2016. MidAmericon II announced a correction to the 1941 Retro Hugo Award finalists on June 19, 2016.
There were 481 nominating ballots received from members of Sasquan, MidAmericonII, and Worldcon 75.