Sunday was the fourth anniversary of our very first Frederick the Great comic, which a few of my tutoring students celebrated by showing up in Newton colors, which was pretty rad. To mark the date, we have An Announcement, A Proclamation, A Writ! To whit – we are currently at work in assembling the first collection of Frederick the Great comics, and will with an incredible amount of luck have it in time for the Emerald City ComicCon in early March!
As to the comic, the minions are variations on the eight foot tall creations Picasso made for the hodgepodge ballet Parade. It had a number of talented people working on it, but was by all accounts just Cocteau aping various trends in modernism without any discernible underlying purpose. It was not a success. But the Picasso giants were pretty cool:

– Count Dolby von Luckner