He got you to care about his art. Think about how many tens of thousands of people now "know" of his existance, however fleeting.
It's probably more recognition than you will ever have, and he achieved it with a bad crayon sketch of a japanese cartoon character. 1$ and a half hour's effort pales in comparison to that.
How does this make you feel?
(I've seen worse junk on ebay. Plus this is the 3rd repost of that drawing I've seen since thursday. I need to stop reading 4chan so much)