Checkmate was an American detective television series starring Anthony George, Future Mr French Sebastian Cabot, and Doug McClure. 70 episodes were aired on CBS between 1960 and 1962. It was produced by Jack Benny's production company, JaMco Productions. Universal also had a lesser hand in production.
Johnny Williams provided a jazzy score.
Gold Key published two issues of a comicbook adaption. Here is a story from issue #1