Rex Dexter makes the cover of Fox's Mystery Men Comics for the second (and last) time...
with this absolutely spectacular Lou Fine cover featuring aliens who never appear in the series!
BTW, if the first panel above looks familiar, it was used as clip art for the Rex text story as well as this ad!
Rex knows those people are doomed in this story from Fox's Mystery Men Comics #9 (1940), but thinking God might deliver a miracle assuages his conscience.
Dick Briefer's little morality play is pretty dead-on!
We are a savage species, and others would do well to avoid us.
In post-WWII science fiction, a number of tales involve more advanced civilizations wanting to quarantine/isolate us from the rest of the universe until we can prove peaceful intentions.
Not surprisingly, sometimes we fail...