We swear we’re not crying—those pesky ninja pandas are at it again, slicing onions. Ben Hed, one of Instagram’s most well-known artists and the creator of the Pet Foolery Instagram account, has illustrated the Pixie And Brutus saga’s most important comic.

Ben has finally shared the full storey of how Brutus the dog got his scars while serving in the military, including the emotional details. We won’t give anything away to you, dear Readers, but take a look for yourself. However, be prepared to experience some epic emotions. Do you need a pick-me-up after this one? How about some funny and light Pet Foolery comics? We’ve got your back.

Artist Ben told that the new comic took him much longer to make than any other comic he’s ever shared on Instagram. This was due to the amount of effort he put forth, not just in drawing the cartoon, but also in conducting research.Artist Ben told Bored Panda that the new comic took him much longer to make than any other comic he’s ever shared on Instagram. This was due to the amount of effort he put forth, not just in drawing the cartoon, but also in conducting research.

Ben explained why he spent so much time on the comic, saying, “I’d say this was the most important and serious comic in the Pixie and Brutus series, so I took my time with it to make sure I got it right.”

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Brutus finally revealed to Pixie how he got his scars

Some people were unhappy with the way things were presented in the comic, so artist Ben explained on Instagram that everything had been extensively researched and that he had gone through every critique point by point.

On Instagram, Pet Foolery is a true art whale. Ben’s Instagram account has over 2.4 million loyal followers, and it doesn’t appear that their numbers will slow down anytime soon. So long as Ben continues to put so much thought and care into his endearing and emotionally strong drawings.

Pixie and Brutus’ sketches had been slightly revised, and he’d put in a few comics where Pixie was a little older. But, before you get too concerned about Pet Foolery’s comics changing too much, Ben assured us that they’re still “the same ol’ Pixie and Brutus,” with a few slight changes. And a few tweaks are never a bad thing. They assist with keeping things fresh.

In one of his earlier comics, artist Ben Hed illustrated how Brutus changed over time

Coming up with fresh and interesting ideas about what to draw next and where to take the storey is one of the key challenges that recurring cartoon artists face. Ben is no different. He acknowledged that coming up with new jokes and ideas is “getting harder and harder.” Fortunately, he seems to be doing well so far, and we are assured that he will rise to the occasion and win.

The comic about Brutus’ past made a lot of fans of Pet Foolery tear up.