Myrtle Douglas (Morojo)

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Myrtle Douglas with a new issue of Voice of the Imagi-Nation

Myrtle Douglas, also known as Morojo was a fanzine editor from Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Myrtle's nickname, 'Morojo", is Esperanto for the first three initials of her name.

Myrtle Rebecca Douglas was co-editor, with Forrest J. Ackerman, of Voice of the Imagi-Nation, which began in 1939, evolving out of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society's official organ, Imagination!. Voice of the Imagi-Nation or "VoM", as it was known to fans, was published until 1947, with 50 issues released.

Also in 1939 she and Ackerman attended the first World Science Fiction Convention for which she designed and created futuristic costumes for the pair to wear, becoming the first costumed attendees at a convention.

Myrtle Douglas was a member of the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society, and frequently helped publish the fanzines of other editors, such as Milton Rothman, along with her own.



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