First Issue of Murzilka
|Former editors||Anatoly Mityaev|
|First issue||16 May 1924|
History and profile
At the end of the 19th century a Canadian illustrator and writer Palmer Cox created a cycle of poems about little people brownie. Later a Russian author Anna Hvolson started writing stories based on his drawings about little forest men. She called the main character who wore a white tie, had a walking stick and a monocle "Murzilka".
The first issue of the magazine came out on 16 May 1924 in the Soviet Union. It is published on a monthly basis. Here Murzilka was a small white dog and appeared with his owner-boy Petya. From 1927 to 1928 in the magazine issued Murzilka Newspaper.
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