Written by Michael Powers

Work of Michael Powers

172 pages (Hardcover), published by Selfpublished
Illustrated with drawings by Michael Powers.
Language: English

(35 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
Michael Powers Introduction
Jon Racherbaumer Foreword
Michael Powers Evolution four Kings change to all backs to four Two of Clubs to the four Aces with patter about the history of cards
Inspired by 1
Michael Powers Quick Four Way Count variation of Quick 3-Way to show a packet of apparentely four (really five) cards as all the same
Inspired by 2
Michael Powers The Nightmare Card odd-backed version of the Dream Card Plot where the card apparently stays on the table in full sight, red/blue double backer
Inspired by 5
Unknown "Necktie" Second Deal for single card
Unknown Rub Away Vanish
Michael Powers Bonus Plot variation of Brother John Hamman's Signed Card where the card is odd backed
Inspired by 8
Michael Powers Flushing Out the Queens royal flush production, pivot revelation
Inspired by 9
Bruce Cervon Pivot Revelation
Michael Powers The AT&T Trick "ambitious-twist-transpo"
Ace to Four set aside, ambitious sequence with selection which is left outjogged, twisting routine, last card transposes with outjogged selection
Unknown ATFUS
Michael Powers Squeezing the Jacks twisting routine with four Jacks, they change into Aces, Jacks are found in different places
Inspired by 16
Unknown Bottom Double Lift with small packet
Edward Marlo Marlo's Broken Elmsley just an Elmsley Count with a pause to disguise repeated suits
Michael Powers Whether Forecast spectator deals into two piles and stops anywhere, sum of top cards predicted, each pile dealt into two piles, top cards are Aces, Aces change into Royal Flush, re-deal principle
Michael Powers Incredible Coincidence card freely chosen, prediction card in pocket is same card, optionally odd-backed, red/blue double backer
Unknown Side Glide end grip
Richard Kaufman Semi-Circular Switch using deck
Also published here 24
Michael Powers Merlin's Answer four Twos shown, they change into four black Twos, then into Kings, Twos shown in deck sandwiching a selection
Inspired by
  • "Metamorphosies" (Jacob Taub, CardTreats)
Michael Powers Trinity Two-as-Four Sequence
Inspired by 29
Michael Powers CARDial Infraction one shuffle and cutting, second phase with Marlo/Gardner kicker
Inspired by 32
Michael Powers Unexpected Visitor selection travels from one sandwich to another
  • The Pure Version (no extra card)
  • Bonus Effect (card travels back to original sandwich)
Inspired byRelated to 35
Edward Marlo Glide Variation outjogged double
Michael Powers Misplace Your Bets performer cuts to four-of-a-kind one by one, spectator cuts small packet onto each card, top cards shown to be same four-of-a-kind, bottom cards changed to Twos or something else, two effect variations
Inspired by 40
Richard Kaufman, Michael Powers Swivelleroo Plus Variation flourish cut to produce a card, preparing a double turnover ("Long Distance Double")
Also published here 41
Michael Powers C.C.C.P. "Card Case Collectors Plus", cased collectors, then deck in case and three selections travel from Aces between Jacks in center of deck
Inspired by 45
Michael Powers Secret Interlace Move for Collectors, Biddle interlacing
Michael Powers King T.U.T. "Totally Unbelievable Transpo", card isolated from deck transposes with sandwiched card in center of deck, signed
Related to 51
Edward Marlo, Michael Powers More Miracle Card Changes with unload under top card of deck
Related to 52
Michael Powers Varying Variance Variant small packet ambitious card with four kings and a two, as a kicker the cards change to four twos and a King
Inspired by 54
Paul Harris Instant Replay Instant Replay flourish as a color change
Related to 55
Michael Powers Photo Surrealism four blank faced cards change one by one into the first selection, then all at once into the second selection
Michael Powers The Fly a signed selection sandwiched between two black queens travels between the two red queens altough both pairs are secured by rubber bands, with color changing back kicker
Related to 60
Michael Powers FOURclosure spectator selects Queen of Hearts but magician finds Queen of Spades, then changes it to Queen of Diamonds, then Clubs and finally Hearts