Kid Klutch was a boxing gorilla who served as Popeye's opponent in a boxing match to determine who would win in a battle between the world's strongest man and a beastly gorilla.
Creation and development in Thimble Theatre
Kid Klutch was created by E. C. Segar for the 1931 Thimble Theatre comic strip "Popeye fights against a gorilla". In said strip, he and Popeye faced off in a boxing match.
Popeye fights against a gorilla