THE YEAR WAS
"The Castle of Peril"
Written by Alex Kotzky(writer and artist)
Smash Comics #38 - A Middle-Eastern emir, known as the "Ruler of Souls Over Iraquan" is being courted by both the Nazis and the Allies. He will go with whoever can get for him the Ivory Buddha, held in a dangerous fortress.
Here are the pages I have of it.