Born 1962 in Karesuando, Sweden. Studied graphic design in Stockholm (1982-84), then film production at New York University. After directing and producing a number of short films, awarded prizes at the Berlin, Melbourne and Los Angeles Film Festivals, he turned to the comics medium in the late eighties. His graphic novel Pixy, first published in 1992, has so far been translated to nine languages.
In Germany his comics have been collected into three issues of the comic book Container, and in the U.S. his solo comic Death & Candy is being published regularly since 1999. His drawings as well as paintings, objects and installations have been shown in various exhibitions in Sweden, Finland, Germany, U.S.A., France, U.K., Russia, Czech Republic, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece and Slovenia. Max Andersson currently lives and works in Berlin.