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Issue: #21
Published: November 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Larabie Cunningham (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 4.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Green Legions of Xalan
Featuring: Reef Ryan
Credits: Pencils: Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed) | Inks: Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Genre: Science Fiction

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page)
Synopsis: House ad for "Rangers of Freedom Comics" 7 (October 1942).
Credits: Pencils: Dan Zolnerowich; Pagsilang Rey Isip | Inks: Dan Zolnerowich; Pagsilang Rey Isip
Characters: Glory Forbes Randy Yaki Su Toko

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Mars, God of War
Synopsis: Captain Defi's spaceship lands on Venus. He and his men meet Princess Neo and her people. Mars causes Defi's first mate and the rest of the crew--except for old Sam and cabin boy Dave--to attack and plunder the Venusians. Princess Neo tricks the villains into drinking the juice of a local plant, which causes them to pass out. Defi will go back to Earth and his crew will be charged with mutiny.
Credits: Script: ? [as Ross Gallun] | Pencils: Joe Doolin | Inks: Joe Doolin
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: A First Mate (villain, Introduction) Capt. Jim Defi (introduction) Dave (introduction) An Old Man (introduction) Princess Neo (introduction) Mars, God Of War

Comic Story (8 pages) The Green Legions of Xaltan
Featuring: Reef Ryan
Synopsis: In the Inner-World of Neptune, Reef and Vara are captured and sold as slaves to rival chieftains. Reef saves his "owner," the Tab of Xalan, from an assassination plot and is rewarded with his freedom. He asks help in recovering Vara. In a battle, the Tab of Xalan is mortally wounded by the Tab of Guirtha; the dying king asks Reef to aid his wife the Tabess in her fight against the Guirthites. Tab and Vara are reunited and promise to help her.
Credits: Script: ? [as Hugh Fitzhugh] | Pencils: Pagsilang Rey Isip | Inks: Pagsilang Rey Isip
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Reef Ryan Vara Xalanites (introduction) Tab (introduction) Tabess Of Xalan (introduction) Tab Of Guirtha (villain, Introduction, Death) Rooka (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Gale Allen and Her Girl Squadron
Synopsis: The Vormants raid a mining town on the rim of Venus. Gale and her squadron arrive and join young Lief, son of the discoverer of the mine. He says his father's foreman Jed is behind the attack. Gale and the others are captured by the Vormants but Leif drugs the bandits with sugar that makes them drunk. Leif kills Jed and will take over the mine once more.
Credits: Script: ? [as Douglas McKee] | Pencils: Saul Rosen | Inks: Saul Rosen ?; ?
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Lief (introduction) Vormants (villain, Introduction) Jed Hukk (villain, Introduction, Death) Gale Allen

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Auro Lord of Jupiter
Synopsis: Tona loves Dasa, daughter of the king of Jupiter's Sun People. She steals a radium jewel that will allow them to survive in the forbidden valley--which has "dense air"--and the couple flees. They are captured by Haga's Mist People. Auro intervenes on the side of the Sun People: he exiles Haga and destroys the machines that "densify" the air in the valley, which will now be available to all people. The King says Tona and Dasa may wed.
Credits: Script: ? [as Dick Charles] | Pencils: Rafael Astarita | Inks: Rafael Astarita
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Haga (villain, Introduction) Dasa (introduction) Tona (introduction) King Of The Sun People (introduction) Auro

Text Story (3 pages) Will the Insects Conquer the World?
Credits: Script: ? [as Kelsey Morrison, M. S., PhD.] | Letters: typeset
Genre: Science Fiction

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: The Lost World
Synopsis: "Ravaged by planet wars and the resulting plague, Earth in the 33rd century is uninhabited by human life," except "lone archer" Hunt Bowman. He is captured by Iqor, a creature from Volta. Hunt and Lyssa, another prisoner, take over the Volta ship and crash on her planet, the "Lost World." Lyssa's subject Basil fears Hunt wants to become king and revolts, attempting to sacrifice Hunt and Lyssa to the Spirax monster. Hunt kills the monster with an arrow and Basil flees.
Credits: Script: ? [as Thorncliffe Herrick] | Pencils: Rudy Palais | Inks: Rudy Palais
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Hunt Bowman (introduction, Origin) Lyssa (introduction, Origin) Iqor (villain, Introduction) The Voltamen (villains, Introduction) Basil (villain, Introduction) Akan

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Norge Benson
Synopsis: Princess Jolie sends Norge and his polar bear Frosting from Pax to Jupiter on a peace mission. On their way, they are captured by Amazons and stop off at the planet Indigo. Norge promises the warring factions many things and takes them to Pax, but they're arguing again when they arrive. Norge, Frosting and Jolie leave hurriedly, but crashland on Pluto.
Credits: Script: ? [as Olaf Bjorn] | Pencils: Al Walker (signed) | Inks: Al Walker (signed)
Genre: Humor Science Fiction
Characters: Norge Jolie (guest-star) The Amazon Ambassador Of Amazonia (introduction) Ambassador Fourflush Of Mars (introduction) Secretary Minx Of Jinx (introduction) Frosting

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Star Pirate
Synopsis: Star Pirate and his sidekick Trody visit the deserted planetoid where they cache their booty and discover Sir Gayda and Wista stranded there. When pirate Muigela's ship lands, Star Pirate learns the villain is dead and defeats Gurn and Mika to become the crew's new leader. The pirates attack a space liner but the crew mutinies when Star Pirate orders no one harmed. The Space Patrol captures them all. Star is sentenced to hang but Sir Gayda reveals himself to be the king of Pluto and pardons him.
Credits: Script: ? [as Leonardo Vinci] | Pencils: George Appel | Inks: George Appel
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Muigela (villain, Introduction, Death) Gurn (villain, Introduction) Mika (villain, Introduction, Death) Wista (introduction) Sir Gayda (introduction) Star Pirate Trody

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Flint Baker
Synopsis: Flint Baker and Mimi are sent to prevent "Milky Way guerrilla chief" Axtur and his locust men from raiding a defense outpost on Saturn. Thanks to traitor Quinn, Axtur captures Flint and Mimi and uses Flint's ship to attack the outpost. Flint gets the upper hand and captures Axtur.
Credits: Script: ? [as Huxley Haldane] | Pencils: Art Saaf | Inks: Art Saaf
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Axtur (villain, Introduction) His Locust Men (villains, Introduction) Quinn (villain, Introduction, Death), Dr. Quinn (villain, Introduction, Death) Flint Baker Col. Stone Mimi

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