THE YEAR WAS
"The Manila Triple-Cross"
Written by Will Erwin(writer and artist)
Smash Comics #34 - An American commanding offficer in the Phillipines has been corrupted into betraying his command by his Japanese wife. Black X is sent to Manila to bring things back to right. A soldier he meets helps out. When asked if he was an American, the soldier replies, "In a way. I'm from Brooklyn."
Here are the pages I have of it.