At some point, I think I did a week of these “Overlords at Work” cartoons. I’ve said that I see Minions at Work as, at heart, a workplace comedy, and that makes the overlords management. And though I didn’t set out to do that (I was just going for the gag), I think this represents a certain style of management that’s common out there. Make of it what you will.

By the way, if there’s any doubt, that’s Number 2 with the squid on his face. You can tell from his utility belt, which differs from the gun belt most male Minions wear. (It isn’t sexism that the females don’t wear . The plastic gun belts that started out as standard Minion issue don’t adjust small enough for the female figures, and I was forced to improvise.