Taxi Girl: 3 AM in a strange town, a man walks into a dime-a-dance hall. Half drunk, and unsure, He can't choose between the blonde and brunette. As he dances with the blonds, a man loses his head, pulls a gun a shoots he shoots the brunette, still sitting at the bar... in spite of himself. He has saves the blonde girl's life.
The book was designed by Rian Hughes and produced as an oversized bound folder for the 1995 MTV Europe Music Awards. It was given out to audience members at the MTV awards show in Paris.
Alan Moore’s (bio) story is on the general theme of “random acts of kindness” and is told in the form of 24 different trading cards, each of which is illustrated by a different European artist. In addition, each artist is also represented by a separate page of their own work.
Outbreaks of Violets: Random Acts of Kindness (with various European illustrators, 24 postcards designed by Rian Hughes, MTV EMA booklet, 1995)
In 1995 Alan Moore wrote the text for a set of 24 cards, called "Outbreaks of Violets", which were given away at the MTV Europe Music Awards 1995.
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500 were produced originally, though only 200 were given out – and promptly destroyed or lost. The rest were left in a cupboard at MTV, offices that then burned down.
Every now and then someone sells then on eBay. For a lot of money. Which is ironic as it seems that the creators didn’t get paid what they expected for the work or received comp copies of the final volume.