Max Talks Business

Okay, I’m totally prepared to make myself unpopular here.

First published in 2006, this comic reflects then-popular reasonings used in campaigns against illegal downloading. In Germany, anyway. If the arguments seem more 2001 to you than 2006, that’s why. Most of the copyright discourse between 1998 and 2005 had been in English, and it seemed as if that was enough to keep German executives out of the loop.

Anyway, the arguments used in this comic were more or less taken from the originals, stripped off all pretenses of rationality and applied to a particularly absurd medium. Yes, this was before scanned and torrented comic books became popular…