48 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Four-of-a-Kind/Aces Effects / Production & Appearance / Color Changing Back Kicker
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Piet Forton Color Change Aces Aces appear one by one in packet of blue backed cards, blue backed cards disappear, then Aces change into red backs
1967 Piet Forton Lecture Notes 9
Allan Ackerman Axing the Aces backs of Aces change color
1971 The Esoterist 24
Derek Dingle The DD Color-Changing Aces
Related to 1971 Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 18
Derek Dingle Color-Full aces lost and found, color changing backs, change to kings
1973 Rim Shots 90
Lin Searles Blue Aces spectator finds aces two times, then they change back color
Autumn 1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8th Folio) 671
Derek Dingle Royal Triumph "Progressive Triumph" with color changing back kicker, simplified handling
Inspired by 1973 Innovations (Issue 2) 1
John Carney Chameleon Aces Aces cut to, Aces change back color, then rest of deck
1973 (ca.) Revolutionary Close Up — Part One 6
Edward Marlo The Off Color Collectors collector cards change back at the end
1974 The Unexpected Card Book 11
Karl Fulves Technicolor Cards performer cuts to four Aces, but they have different back color, then he cuts to correct Aces but then deck changes color
  • The Magician Cuts to the Aces
  • The Gambler Cuts to the Aces
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1974 New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
Horace E. Bennett Am I Blue cutting to four Aces, different colored back kicker
Inspired by 1975 Bennett's Best 83
Karl Fulves Royal Blue in red-backed packet four Aces appear one by one, they have different backs
Inspired by 1976 Epilogue (Issue Special No 5) 308
John Carney Chameleon Aces aces cut to, aces change back color, then rest of deck
1976 Enigma 2
David Bornstein Pay Up performer switches cards with spectators, yet is left with four Aces, color changing backs kicker
Inspired byRelated to 1978 The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1172
Jerry K. Hartman Easy Reader Magician cuts to four Aces one by one, then show that Aces have odd colored backs
Inspired by
  • "My Friend The Gambler" (Father Cyprian, Lecture Notes #2)
1978 Loose Ends 34
Marc DeSouza Let's Fake a Deal Aces cut to, five hands dealt and dealer receives Royal Flush, repeat with four hands, then everyone gets a good hand, then a hand changes back color, shrinks to smaller cards, and get blank
Inspired by
  • "I Cheat At Poker" (T.G. Murphy, manuscript)
1979 Let's Fake a Deal 1
Father Cyprian The Spectator Cuts the Aces performer cuts to Aces really, "painting" the Aces on spectator's hand (friction), color changing back kicker
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 21
Father Cyprian Multiple Surprises Ace cutting with color changing back kicker, different colors, four double backers
1980 The Elegant Card Magic of Father Cyprian 46
Gene Maze Cutting Colors color changing back climax
1980 The Gene Maze Card Book 58
Jimmy Ray Ace Color Change cutting to four Aces, then backs change color
1980 A Ray of Magic 28
Jean-Jacques Sanvert, Derek Dingle Colorful Ace Control ace production with color changing back kicker
Feb. 1981 Apocalypse (Vol. 4 No. 2) 453
Karl Fulves Notes by Karl Fulves "Poker Triumph" variation, with color changing back kicker for four-of-a-kind
1981 Octet 12
Derek Dingle New Double Color-Changing Aces
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 76
Derek Dingle Pegas Aces
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 86
Derek Dingle Royal Triumph "Progressive Triumph" with color changing back kicker
VariationsAlso published here 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 147
Michael J. Gerhardt Color Changing Deck four Queens cut to, they catch selection, Queens change back color, rest of deck as well
1983 The Mendoza Portfolio No. 1 13
Jerry Sadowitz Sparrows Tears spectator touches four cards: kings, four other selections turn out to have red backs, back color switches places then
1984 Cards Hit 37
David Britland The Blues Brothers assembly with Aces, color changing back kicker
Inspired byVariations 1984 The Best of Close-Up Magic 9
Unknown Ace Triumph No. 86, optional color-changing back kicker for Aces
1984 More Self-Working Card Tricks 129
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 1990 Top Secret Stuff 60
Jerry K. Hartman Force Four card sandwiched in middle switched as sandwich is pulled out of deck, also with four cards sandwiched
Inspired by 1991 28 Card Tricks 43
Gary Kurtz Spectator Color Changing Aces spectator touches four cards, they are the aces, then they have large Xs on the backs
Also published here 1992 Prinzipien in der Praxis 19
René Lavand Triple Predicrtion prediction of three selected card, backs of selections change color and rest of the deck too
1993 Magic From The Soul 182
Gene Maze Ezam Aces three cards put on each of the face-up aces, they turn face down, then face up again, then backs change color
1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 168
David Regal The Wrong Ones!
Sep. 1995 Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2552
David Regal Still The Wrong Ones!
Sep. 1995 Apocalypse (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2554
Gary Kurtz Spectator Color Changing Aces spectator touches four cards, they are the aces, then they have large Xs on the backs
Also published here 1995 Lecture Notes 1995 21
Ken Krenzel The Last Heist four touched cards are jacks, distributed and come together, repeat, they change back color
Related to 1997 Ingenuities 152
Alex Elmsley The Colour-Changing Faro Shuffle first published in Jerry Sadowitz' "The Crimp", five times performer cuts to a card, royal flush but with different colored back
1997 Alex Is At It Again 9
Bruce Cervon A Tinge of Color
Related toVariations 1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 146
Bruce Cervon A Tinge of Color II
1998 Hard-Boiled Mysteries 158
Alex Elmsley Oyster Shells spectator wears glasses and apparently can now sees marked cards which are red-backed, then the change into blue backed cards, sucker moment
1998 Come A Little Closer 58
Joshua Jay A Discreet Displacement Ace Location Four spectators touch four random cards, shown to be Aces, and all Aces have different colored backs as a surprise ending
Related to 1999 Magic Atlas 41
David Regal The Wrong Ones Produce four Aces, then deck changes color (includes variation where deck goes back to new deck order as well)
  • Routine One
  • Routine Two
1999 Close-Up & Personal 37
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson I Spy four Jacks show up, eventually their backs change color, using Hamman's Flip-Flop Force
2004 Diamonds from Coal 144
Bruce Cervon A Tinge of Color cut Aces face-up
Related to 2007 Bruce Cervon's Castle Notebooks — Volume 1 14
Karl Fulves Short Cuts color changing back kicker, short double backer
2015 The Lowdown (Issue 1) 13
Allan Ackerman Surprise Bluff Aces color changing back kicker of Aces
Inspired by 2019 Card Theater 75
Satish Marksman Aces
Apr. 2019 Genii (Vol. 82 No. 4) 68