The Fiddler and the Ape
John Stewart (writer), William Smith (artist)
Published in Military Comics #4, November 1941, with 8 color pages.
A street fiddler with a particularly vicious chimpanzee has a plan to replace a couple of midshipmen on a naval vessel in order to get his hands on a "new radiomagnetic depth charge device". Jerry Noble and his pal Sam the Eagle are out to stop him.