These sweet Star Wars comics will make your heart ache for the Rancor and Sarlacc

Every character has a backstory, even the monster who spends most of its onscreen time trying to chomp the hero. Chris Gugliotti's one-page comic reveals the heartwarming story behind Malakili and Jabba's Rancor, and gives the pair a happy ending.

Gugliotti sells prints of his earnest comics on Etsy—and you should head over there to see his goofy Rancor epilogue. (Also, can Rancor-breading become a thing?) He also has a bittersweet comic featuring Boba Fett and the Sarlacc, which goes easy on the digestion in favor of courtship:

These sweet Star Wars comics will make your heart ache for the Rancor and Sarlacc

BFFs and For a Thousand Years [Chris Gugliotti via Blastr]