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Unknown Der Kunstschütze No. 20, hole shot in Ace, gaff card with hole that can be pushed open Der Kartenkünstler 24
Unknown Der Kunstschütze pip is shot out of card in air with pistol Der moderne Kartenkünstler 64
Albert Fellows, Stanley Collins Bottled Sunshine longer routine, tissue paper bursts into in fire, hole is burnt in a playing card with a reading-glass, three candles catch alight, third candle begins to melt Deceptive Conceptions in Magic 90
Unknown The Broadway Rise - A New Impromptu Rising Card Effect rises at right angle Card Manipulations (Issue 3) 51
Theodore Annemann Highly Improbable torn card put in handkerchief, joker in card case, torn card reappears stapled together with joker except one piece The Jinx 101-151 (Issue 145) 811
J.C. Whyley Elusive Lady with three cards, reprint from "Abra"Variations The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 193) 770
Bert Allerton New Papel Blanco blank card is signed, face of a card appears on its back, then blank card vanishes The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 241) 963
Dr. Ben B. Braude It's the Humidity pips fall of from aces, leaving blank cards The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 253) 1012
Brother John Hamman The Magician's Reprieve two card transposition in which one of the cards (Ten of Hearts) splits into two (SIx and Four of Hearts) The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 16
Norman Houghton Hole Card card suddenly has a hole, stud poker presentationVariations The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 3) 153
Ned Rutledge Ho-Ho-Hole Card card suddenly has a hole, stud poker presentationInspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3, No. 6) 173
Bill Derman Short Division Seven in Diamonds put in envelope and cut in two, in one half is half a Three of Diamonds, in the other Four of Diamonds, the two selections, see also p. 388 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 2nd Folio) 226
Dr. James Nuzzo The Magic Split single card splits into two selections when turned face up Expert Card Conjuring 68
Unknown Gag Fusion "originated, I think, in England some time ago" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5, No. 2) 308
Art Spring Matched Cards top and bottom cards are initialed, the fuse into one after deck has been cut, see p. 308 for referenceRelated to
  • "Stranger of Another Color" (Norman Houghton, Ibidem #5)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4, No. 10) 278
Karl Fulves Future Minus odd backed card underneath cardboard, another card signed is put underneath as well, they become one signed odd-backed cardVariations The Book of Numbers 39
Guy Thompson The Posse Comitatus western story, selection ends up with a hole, using a cap pistol The Compleat Magick - Volume 1 (Issue 13) 61
Karl Fulves Five Into Four Five of diamonds is cut in fourth and puzzled together so a center section is missing, face changes to Four of diamondsRelated toVariations The Book of Numbers 42
Jeff Busby Into the 4th Dimension... and Beyond Variations
  • "Card Warp" (Roy Walton)
Into the 4th Dimension... and Beyond 3
Mike Rogers Minus One odd backed card underneath cardboard, another card signed is put underneath as well, they become one signed odd-backed cardInspired by Epilogue (Issue 20) 184
Edward Marlo Splitting a Thought two cards are stuck together face to face and turn out to be two thought-of cards, rough-smooth The Unexpected Card Book 49
Karl Fulves 4th Warp - First Method - Thru The Two (3 phase routine)
- Second Method - Warp Get-Ready (getting into Walton's effect)
- Concluding Notes (different objects, Busby & Walton)
Methods with Cards - Part 2 122
Karl Fulves Frame Analysis card predicted on other card, then performer signs a card on the face that is in case, spectator another on back, then the cased card has both signatures on front and back Methods with Cards - Part 3 226
Karl Fulves Hole Wild Card Note C., packet of cards becomes holes, posed as problem Methods with Cards - Part 1 21
Karl Fulves Matter Through Matter slits in cards openly shown, they pass through each otherInspired byRelated to Methods with Cards - Part 2 105
Karl Fulves Torn And Quartered signed card torn in half is restored after some topological stunts with another openly slitted card, half slit remains Methods with Cards - Part 2 112
Looy Simonoff The Getaway alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here Cardboard Connection 25
Paul Harris Cardboard Connection two card frames are linked
- The Secret Addition
- The Fold
- The Tear
- The Get-Read
- The Connection
- The Disconnect
- Credits
- Summary
Related to Cardboard Connection 5
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Automatic Lap lapping a piece of card during linking cards effectAlso published here Cardboard Connection 16
Paul Harris Flash Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here Cardboard Connection 18
Paul Harris Fingertip Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here Cardboard Connection 21
Looy Simonoff Looys Pull Through alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here Cardboard Connection 22
Looy Simonoff Behind the Back alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here Cardboard Connection 25
Paul Harris Final Thoughts for "Cardboard Connection"
- Signed Connection
- Card Saver
- Business Cards
- Little Link
Also published here Cardboard Connection 27
Paul Harris Las Vegas Split Red Twos and black Twos split into four AcesVariations SuperMagic 122
Trevor Lewis Hole Card coin fits through hole in card even though it is too small Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 4) 43
Paul Curry Spaced Out blue-backed and red-backed card with different suit symbol holes punched out, holes switch places Spaced Out 1
Jim Cozzens The Jim Cozzens Instructions for preparing the Two Linked Cards The Crabtree Connection 13
Roger Crabtree, Jim Cozzens The Crabtree Connection - The Effect (can be handed out)
- Requirements
- Construction of the Display Set of Linked Cards
- The Set to be torn
- Performance
- Notes
The Crabtree Connection 4
Karl Fulves Missing Link comments on linking card effectsRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 27) 105
Unknown Playing-Card into Chain constructing a linked chain of playing cards out of a single card with cutting Interlocutor (Issue 27) 105
Ken Krenzel Ken Krenzel's Version business card is at once stapled to selectionInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1, No. 7) 80
Paul Harris Cardician's Blendo Four and Six melt together to a Ten spotVariations Las Vegas Close-Up 136
Paul Harris Pen-Ultimate* card clipped on pen is covered and then impaled on pen Las Vegas Close-Up 1
Paul Harris Absorption card placed on case is "absorbed" by case (i.e. vanishes) Las Vegas Close-Up 42
Karl Fulves Op-Trik optical illusion with Tally-Ho Circle Back, card flicked an center apparently does not moveRelated to The Chronicles (Issue 5) 1109
Karl Fulves Notes hypercard constructed from double facer with attached back piece
- Elastrik
- Oddments
Inspired by The Chronicles (Issue 11) 1173
Richard Kaufman Split Rise risen card (a four) is split in 2 twos On the Up and Up 20
Karl Fulves Splitting Double with sound effect Transpo Trix 7
Paul Harris Curry Split exchanging one against two Las Vegas Close-Up 134
Paul Harris Splits Unlimited splitting variations
- Lickity Split
- Gaffed Split
- Curry Split
Inspired by
  • "Las Vegas Split" (Super Magic)
Las Vegas Close-Up 129
Terry LaGerould Linking Card Ending Quantum Leaps 155
Don England Card Linking Bit with really linked cards Quantum Leaps 158
Harry Lorayne, Terry LaGerould The Best Gosh Darn Impromptu Linking Card Effect You'll Ever See! full routineRelated to Quantum Leaps 149
Harry Lorayne, Jim Cozzens, Roger Crabtree Linking Card Addenda preparation to really link two card frames Quantum Leaps 158
Sixten Beme The Complete Card Linking - The Effect (frames shown apart, linked, then handed out without switch)
- Requirements
- Preparation
- Splitting a card
- Construction of the gimmicked card
- Presentation
The Complete Card Linking 4
Karl Fulves Linkage more on linking card effects, with problem in which card frame catches card with slit out of deck Interlocutor (Issue 35) 137
Karl Fulves Another Link old topological puzzle in which three parts must be linked, credit information on no-gaff linking cardsRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 36) 142
Paul Harris Side-Winder card repeatedly appears perpendicular in deck Close-up Entertainer 10
Karl Fulves Mate Two two cards torn in half, spectator takes two halves of one card, yet they do not match The Chronicles (Issue 13) 1194
Karl Fulves Center Fold joker placed into deck behind back, then two selections made, half the joker (which is suddenly torn) found besides each cardAlso published here The Chronicles (Issue 17) 1234
Mitsunobu Matsuyama Paradox geometrical puzzle with a playing card that makes a full card face-down, but a piece is left over when assembled face-up
- The Turnover Tactic
- Business Card Variation
- Reference File
Variations The Chronicles (Issue 18) 1235
Richard Kaufman S.P.L.I.T. four into 2s into Aces, with double facer CardMagic 92
Don England Close-up Zigzag Card gaffed, middle is removed Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2, No. 5) 202
Howard Schwarzman Star Warp bill and card Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 7) 361
Edward Marlo Black-Hole Card Switcheroo hole punched in selection travels to joker Hierophant (Issue The Last Hierophant) 16
Jerry K. Hartman In Staple Condition business card becomes stapled to selectionInspired by Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 3, No. 1) 293
Roy Walton Detective Story packet has more sides than it should Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 1) 786
Karl Fulves The Optical Trap sandwiched card is suddenly no longer between other cards when 3-card-spread is turned over, see also Cervon MonteVariations Color Quik 8
Karl Fulves The Moving Pip pip missing on card that is cut in pieces, when re-arranged pip movedRelated to Curioser 9
Gordon Bruce Split Second Twos into Aces Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 8) 889
Paul Harris Las Vegas Split Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 10) 920
Roger Crosthwaite Doing the Splits gambler vs. magician theme, splitting twos into aces and one hand changes backs Pabular (Vol. 6, No. 10) 918
Don England Card Warped using bill, card is not torn at the end Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 29
Richard Kaufman, David Arthur, Gene Maze Fusion two jokers become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again they are two selections Cardworks 47
Richard Kaufman Layer by Layer two mates become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again it splits into mates and a selection Cardworks 55
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff The Beast With Two Backs prediction, then two cards fuse back to back Close-up Fantasies Finalé 113
Allan Hayden Half and Hole coin locates card and damages it (hole) Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4, No. 3) 463
Don England Ever-Ready Hole Card hole removed from pocket placed on card becomes real Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 7
Gene Castillon The Castillon Connection split card gaff The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 5
Edward Marlo Linked Card Routine Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 33
Slydini The Slydini Touch finesse for splitting an apparent double backer into two cards Cardworks 57
Stephen Tucker Abort selection vanishes with a big bang and four parts appear on the back of the four aces, see also p. 269 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 5) 89
James Swain Torn Asunder Four into Twos into Aces, with double facer Cardworks 74
Richard Kaufman The Splittin' Image four into 2s into Aces, with double facer Cardworks 79
Peter Duffie Half & Half two spectators select a card, in each half of the deck a card reverses, since both chose the same card, turned over cards are half of the selection Spell-Binder (Vol. 1, No. 6) 103
Richard Kaufman The Inside Out Deck all back deck, then two of the double facers are split into the four Aces, deck is normal again Cardworks 51
Don England The Zig Zag Card Trick Don England's T.K.O.'s (Issue Hearts) 46
Phillip Young Swiveled Six and Ace fuse to a Seven, Dr. Elliott's Change Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 7
Meir Yedid Signa-Fusion signed back and signed front of two cards Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 86
Gary Ouellet, Meir Yedid, Guy Camirand, Paul Belanger Fused Thoughts ideas for Signa-Fusion Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 97
Phillip Young What Floor Please? Ace, Two and Three packet ambitious card, then Two and Three change into a Five and ace changes color Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 21
Hippie Torrales TH Spinning Wheel optical illusion with Tally-Ho back Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5, No. 1) 587
Nick Pudar Fold-er-ol folded card in case, unfolded card outside box, the folds transpose Best of Friends 280
Andrew Pargeter Card-Trek two cards pushed through "tunnel" formed by 2 other cards transpose, slit Pabular (Vol. 7, No. 6) 1050
Daryl Martinez Half and Half two smaller playing cards folded, half of them changes places resulting in "misprinted" cards Something for Everyone 2
Terri Rogers Marvellous idea for Tucker's Jigsaw, unsolvable puzzle, four pieces of a card Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 10
Steve Beam Card Compression four aces compressed into two twos, into a four, then card vanishesAlso published here Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 35
Bobby Bernard Blankety Blank pips of selection travel to pocket, deck is blank Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 13) 242
Roger Curzon, Les Johnson Penetrating Pips pips from a card vanish in two steps and appear on back of the card Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. Special #1 (Summer)) 10
Alex East Hamman Out-Sexed two cards, picture of nude lady on back of one card, travels to other cardInspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 2, No. 18) 348
Bob McAllister Greenwarp bill around card The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 13) 113
David Britland Tearing a Lady in Two two cards folded along two different axis and put in Card Warp configuration, torn in two, inner piece restoresInspired by Tearing a Lady in Two 1
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Stereo) open double backer, four of a kind production The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 70
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff Preferred Presentation New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2, No. 1) 11
Paul Harris The Immaculate Connection - The First Link
- Fine Points of First Link
- The Blow-Through Penetration
- Fine Points of Blow Through Penetration
- The Table Link
- Fine Points of Table Link
- The Tear
Related to New Stars of Magic (Vol. 2, No. 1) 1
Stephen Tucker Mizzing Link linking cards, examinable with matching centers, himber wallet Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. Special #3) 5
Paul Sorrentino, Mark Lefler Tearable tear in card moves from long side to short side Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6, No. 4) 757
Paul Harris Bee Bop Blendo A Close-Up Kinda Guy 13
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Mono) open double backer is "unfused" into two selections The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 68
Daniel Kalanowski Looking Glass two variations, selections is reflected on top of the deck Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 26) 509
Hal Meyers Laser Splice toy space gun used to cut/splice selection in halfInspired by
  • Jim Lee's "Karate Card"
Off the Wall 2
Stephen Tucker Card-Warper off center slit Pabular (Vol. 8, No. 7) 1251
Daryl Martinez, Jon Racherbaumer Two-Bit Wild Card coin stickers multiply on blank cards, real coins appear leaving holes in cards, see credit correction on page 192 and page lxixVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2, No. 19) 179
Dick Koornwinder Crazy Canon cannon drawn on paper fires with bang, hole in selected card Diverting Kreations 4
Michael Weber The One Card Linking Card using single card Side Effects 11
Ben Harris Topological Connection Climax done with miniature card frames which are streched into normal sized card frames as climax Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7, No. 10) 973
Stephen Tucker Tearaway Spell-Binder (Vol. 3, No. 33) 642
Karl Fulves The Linking Cards No. 52, with partial handkerchief coverRelated to More Self-Working Card Tricks 74
Father Cyprian Card in Hand card drops folded in spectator's hand Arcane (Issue 12) 170
Father Cyprian Psychokinetic Card card apparently folds itself on spectators palm Arcane (Issue 12) 170
Doug Bennett Triple Whammy joker has torn corner off, finds selection, now joker is intact and selection has corner torn off The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 81
Karl Fulves Topological Card Tricks chapter intro More Self-Working Card Tricks 70
David Britland April - The First Effect a spot card is pushed visibly through Queen of Spades, which is examined before and after A Lady Through and Through 1
David Britland June - The Second Effect two cards with narrow open slits, signed chosen card sandwiched and penetrated with other cardInspired by
  • "Submarine Card" (Bob Ostin)
A Lady Through and Through 6
Unknown Moving Parts No. 51, four cards torn and then laid out face-up and face-down, halves that do not match suddenly match, cards interlocked with slits before tearing More Self-Working Card Tricks 71
Paul Gertner Two for One Split split on table, two selections Fork Full of Appetizers - Book 2 17
Jeff White The White Stuff three selection, first found and split in other two selections, cards are lost and found again The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 6) 89
Jay Marshall Quick Warp using bill Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 6) 1069
Bob McAllister The Fastest Trick in the Universe folded card turns itself inside outRelated toVariations Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8, No. 11) 1129
Ben Harris Signed Blendex odd-backed card finds signed selection, then becomes signed selection Best of Friends - Volume II 484
Steve Beam Making Faces fusion and split of two cards The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 115
Nick Pudar Perspective picture of joker gets smaller and bigger on card Best of Friends - Volume II 253
Larry Jennings The Close-Up Illusion three cards, one penetrates one of the the others visually, slit in card Lake Tahoe Card Magic 70
Martin Lewis The Kings Cut Out Figure of King of Diamonds disappears, leaving a card with a hole. King appears stuck on Queen of Diamonds Martin's Miracles 59
Unknown Reaching through a Playing Card No. 29 Self-Working Paper Magic 54
Unknown The Other Genius Test No. 34, card frame and other pieces have to be taken apart, puzzle Self-Working Paper Magic 59
Steve Beam Card Compression four aces compressed into two twos, into a four, then card vanishesRelated toAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 9) 151
Robert E. Neale The Trapdoor No. 63, card frame turns inside out while spectator is holding it Self-Working Paper Magic 112
Frederick Braue The Tunnel deck in Charlie cut position with two packets, card slid through the opening reverses The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 1) 5
Tom Craven Spin Change wrong card is tossed and splits into two selections in the air Best of Friends - Volume II 527
Terri Rogers Star Gate two cards glued back to back crosswise with hole in center, after some folding they are face to face
- The Effect
- The Method
- The Handling
- Presentation
- Construction
- Finally...
Inspired by
  • "Trapdoor Card" (Bob Neale)
Star Gate 3
Meir Yedid Born Again double backer is split into two cards which produce another card (baby) Best of Friends - Volume II 293
Steve Beam The Great Divide two selections, card with total of values is removed and split into selection, card with value total appears sandwiched between selectionsRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 111
Richard Bartram Atlantic City Split with signed card sandwiched as climaxInspired by Close-Up of the Damned 35
Don England About Face Zig-Zag I in full view Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 53
Jon Racherbaumer About Face Zig-Zag II in full view Don England's Gaffed to the Hilt! 57
Jay Sankey Hotfoot ambitious sequence with signed card, then with second card, fusionRelated to Sankey Panky 76
Eric Mead Signed Stunner spectator signs card on face, performer different one on back, both signatures on one card at the end Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 4) 9
Ben Harris Blendex Odd backed card stabbed into deck by spectator to find selection. Odd backed card vanishes, appears fused onto the back of the selection. Magician then peels the fused card apart. Killer Klose-Up 31
Steve Cohen The Missing Middle middle of picture card disappears Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9, No. 3) 1179
Johnny Lindholm Impromptu Holey Terror Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1, No. 2) 7
Isao Komine Kirigami Rings paper is folded and cut in special way, out come two linked paper rings The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 89
Masao Atsukawa Fair Exchange two jigsaw puzzles fit face down but not face up The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 90
Richard Kaufman Transparent Lies in effect a large hole in card case disappears with divination presentation The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 27
Gaetan Bloom Impossible Is Not French Card balances on edge, torn card balances on torn edge Gaetan Bloom 86 8
Ben Harris Melt Down Wrong card splits into two selectionsInspired byRelated to Killer Klose-Up 23
David Regal The Flying Hole from card to another card Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 132
David Regal On Your Mark drawn X comes off card, leaves hole Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 166
David Regal Mirror Image transposition of two torn pieces foldedVariations Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 186
Ken Krenzel Slowed Up card turns inside out, only one card Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 1) 1297
Meir Yedid Test Tube Alchemy face of rolled card travels to other card, signed backs, rolled up in tubes Meir Yedid's Card Animations 43
Eric DeCamps Relativity's Relative signed selection (after ambitious card phases) is split into blank-faced and blank-backed card Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10, No. 4) 1338
Darwin Ortiz The Card Warp Deck idea for getting into the trick Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 134
Gary Kurtz Two On One card signed on the back fuses with card signed on the front Continuations ... Departures 1 16
Gary Kurtz Psychological Fusion "a.k.a. Two on One", card signed on the back fuses with card signed on the front Continuations ... Departures 1 & 2 26
Karl Fulves The Linking Card credit informationRelated to Interlocutor (Issue 50) 237
Steve Beam The Snapper using the snap change for splitting a four into two deuces The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 377
Steve Beam Shattered four splits into a three and an ace, then three splits into other three aces The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 24) 415
Steve Beam Card Cleavage four split in two deuces, deuces split into acesRelated to The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 22) 373
Roy Walton, Eugene Burger The Inquisition about magical presentation The Experience of Magic 91
Karl Fulves, Don Stewart on Splitting and Fusion for magicians, dated to 1950s Quick Card Tricks 33
Jr. Bartram Punch Finish/Punch Transposition Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12, No. 10) 1700
Karl Fulves No. 1 With A Bullet poker hand gets better every time it's displayed and the cards get bullet holes, posed as problemRelated to Kaleidoscope 30
Ken Brooke Fifty Quid Biz Single card is torn into two linking rings of cards Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 107
John Riggs Linking Cards Also published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 545
Karl Fulves Rough House three cards in case, two more put in, then those two come out cut up in pieces, story presentationRelated to
  • Richard Himber's "Surprise Stab"
Quick Card Tricks 9
Karl Fulves Staple Condition odd-backed card pushed halfway into deck, stapler moved over deck, card stapled to selectionRelated to Kaleidoscope 35
Martin Gardner MG Trio #3 orientation of head on QS and KH used for monte type guessing game, turning on vertical or horizontal axis ("The principle behind this trick has floated around a while.")Variations Prototype 20
Robert E. Neale Heads Turn orientation of head on picture cardsInspired by Prototype 22
Scott Robinson The Toy two folded cards penetrateAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 30) 535
Jerry Sadowitz Broken Hearts four of hearts splits into 4 ace of hearts, pips disappear and reappear on back of selection Cards on the Table 52
Karl Fulves Standard Test four Jacks change into two Jacks and a double backer which is split into two Aces Quick Card Tricks 32
Brother John Hamman Thunderstruck wrong prediction (JS) is changed into 7S and miniature 4S The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 64
Simon Lovell Squiddle Karate Coin done with cards, but finger is thrust into cards that are thrown in the air, and finger splits a card (selection) Close Up Magic To Tapdance To 93
Harry Levine The Real Las Vegas Split two deuces are split into aces , a card is dealt on each ace forming a blackjack The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 31) 556
Rafael Benatar Karate Six is chopped into two Threes and an Eight into FoursAlso published here Cartas Certificadas 71
Bruce Cervon Warped bill around card Ultra Cervon 77
Bruce Cervon Warped with Jumbo Card Ultra Cervon 86
Bruce Cervon Warp II excellent handling Ultra Cervon 88
Michael Close Dr. Strangetrick "Or how I stopped worrying and learned to love card warp", detailed routine with card in bill Workers Number 1 14
Jay Sankey Definitely Warped no cover 100% Sankey 9
Jay Sankey Wild Thing selection turns over in deck, between two cards and inside out when folded, Jumping Gems with a folded playing card 100% Sankey 13
Wesley James Forgery fusion of card with odd-backed card Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 39
Ken Krenzel Soft Cards two cards that are face to face are suddenly back to back, gaffedInspired by Close-up Impact! 3
Edward Marlo Applications of the Snap Change one card splits in two or even four cards That's It 26
Ken Krenzel The Condensed Aces Four spot is produced and splits in Twos, then in Aces, two methods, one with two double facersVariations Close-up Impact! 43
Henry Pettit All Keyed Up hotel key card ends up attached to selection, deck as hotel with 52 rooms The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 39) 714
Karl Fulves Pull Apart card perpendicular in middle of one half, part that sticks out in other half, when halves are pulled apart the card splits in twoRelated to 28 Card Tricks 60
Karl Fulves Truncate queen transposes with two deuces in deck, queen splits in two, substitution trunk presentation 28 Card Tricks 62
Karl Fulves Split Image I face-up version of "Pull Apart"Related to Pull Apart Notes 1
Karl Fulves Split Image II face-up version of "Pull Apart"Related to Pull Apart Notes 4
Karl Fulves Split Image III two Twos stick perpendicular in a half of the deck each, halves pushed together so Twos are out of sight, the two Twos then change into four AcesInspired byRelated to Pull Apart Notes 5
Bob Kohler Quicker Warp with bill Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 16, No. 9) 2262
Rafael Benatar Karate six spot is split in two 3s, repeatAlso published here Double-Card Technique 13
Scott Robinson The Toy two folded cards penetrateAlso published here Semi-Automatic Card Tricks 109
Bob McAllister, Christian Scherer The Fastest Trick in the Universe variation, using billInspired by Falschgeld-Test 7
Aldo Colombini Apache two cards stuck together and are peeled apart again Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17, No. 4) 2348
Angelo Carbone Tight Squeeze red-backed deck is "merged" into blue deck, it's still one deck but red-blue alternating, optional rough-smooth, using Humbug Humbug 13
Paul Gertner The Flick with Cards card secretly flicked across table with thumb
- The Flick Switch
- The Flick Split
- Card in Wallet
Related to Steel and Silver 91
Darwin Ortiz Bold Fusion creating a double facerVariations Cardshark 139
John Riggs The Linking Cards Also published here The Magic of John Riggs 47
Rafael Benatar Karate Cards Six is chopped into two Threes and an Eight into FoursAlso published here The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 56) 1063
Steve Bedwell Siamese Signatures Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 6
Bob King Turncoat single folded card turns inside out, hand cover only Five-Star Magic 20
Paul Harris The Cincinnati Two-Face Blues fusion effect, impromptu with advertisement cards The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 57
Nick Pudar Whole Hole hole appears and disappears in queen Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 12) 2731
Sylvain Mirouf Osmosis using two cards The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 91
Harry Lorayne Two Card Linking Display The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 97
Paul Harris Cardboard Connection linking and unlinking of two card framesRelated to The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 67
Allan Ackerman Ackerman's Automatic Lap lapping a piece of card during linking cards effectAlso published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 71
Paul Harris Flash Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 72
Paul Harris Fingertip Disconnect alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 73
Looy Simonoff Looy's Pull Through alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 73
Looy Simonoff The Getaway alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 74
Paul Harris Behind the Back alternative phase for "Cardboard Connection"Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 74
Paul Harris Final Thoughts for "Cardboard Connection"
- Signed Connection
- Card Saver
- Business Cards
- Little Link
Also published here The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 75
Paul Harris Immaculate Connection using three cards
- The First Link
- The Blow-Through Penetration
- The Table Link
- The Tear
Related to The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Connections) 77
Paul Harris Cardician's Blendo Four and Six melt together to a Ten spot The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 205
Paul Harris Side-Winder card repeatedly appears perpendicular in deck The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue Close-up Entertainer) 157
Paul Harris Absorption card placed on case is "absorbed" by case (i.e. vanishes) The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up) 175
Paul Harris Membrane spectator selects card with mark on back, mark on back is transfered onto card case The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Issue New Stuff) 41
James Swain Fortune Telling Cards three "fortune telling" cards change into one selection, blendo Miracles with Cards 90
Paul Harris Las Vegas Split The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Super Magic) 147
Sixten Beme Zig-Nificant Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19, No. 10) 2701
Dominique Duvivier New-Wave All Backs Red and blue double-backed cards shuffled together and magically separate. One of the double backers is split into two Jokers, then the faces on the rest of the deck appear Magie Duvivier 175
Karl Fulves Stapled 3-Card Catch sandwich is stapled together after Müller's "Three-Card Catch", posed as problem The Vampire Chronicles 91
Karl Fulves Stake Out sandwich stapled but only center card is stapled The Vampire Papers 114
Karl Fulves The Convert four cards all become bite marks The Vampire Chronicles 61
Karl Fulves Optikal Illusion three-card fan, in mirror only two cards are seen but simultaneously three from back The Vampire Papers 97
Peter Duffie, Gene Maze Double-Stuck Prediction of two selections in the form of jumbo cards (weird twisting revelation), found to be stapled together, and the actual selections are also stapled togetherInspired by Effortless Card Magic 99
Ken Krenzel Cloning Queens queen is split in two, split again, miniature queen appears, they all melt back into one Ingenuities 145
Rainer Pfeiffer Mismade-Warp climax for card-warp, covering bill also turns inside out The Book 110
Lee Asher The Ripper visual, "double backed card transformes in 4 of a kind" Thinking Out Loud 1
Steve Bedwell Binary Fission featuring "The Krenzel Split"Inspired by Flexing and Twisting 10
James Swain Card Warp Display only with borderless Cards 21st Century Card Magic 80
Paul Cummins Fusion Bibliography Tricks of my Trade 174
Edward Marlo, David Regal K.M. Move with Reverse Fingering as fisible fusion Close-Up & Personal 98
Doug Conn Peace At Any Time selection lost in deck, then cards produced that match color, suit and value of card, finally those three cards change into selection, blendo Tricks of my Trade 157
Doug Conn Conn's Fusion two cards marked on back fuse into double backer Tricks of my Trade 170
Lee Asher The Magic Finger Box of Death finger is bent in folded card Lé Asher 6
David Regal I've Got Your Number Claim check vanishes, reappears stapled on selected card Close-Up & Personal 120
David Regal Pasteboard Massacre Magician cuts the deck literally in half to find selection, saws deck in half using a playing card Close-Up & Personal 242
David Regal The Half Deal Doing a half deal - only deal off the face layer of a card as a transparent card, leaving a blank card, then print it back Close-Up & Personal 97
Karl Fulves Quartered four jacks on table, selection placed under one, it magically quarters itself and one quarter is found under each, posed as problem Lost Vampire Secrets 180
Don England Micro Warp Card Warp with the Card shrinking Don England's Paradox 60
Don England Warped and Single with bill and change of the card at the end Don England's Paradox 86
Don England d/Warp unfolded Card is pushed through the pack Don England's Paradox 119
Don England Double Crossed! Don England's Paradox 94
Karl Fulves Center Fold No. 39, joker placed into deck behind back, then two selections made, half the joker (which is suddenly torn) found besides each cardAlso published here My Best Self-Working Card Tricks 86
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Fusion creating double facerInspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 168
Gordon Bean Corner Kick indifferent card with torn-off corner transforms into selectionInspired by
  • "Tearing up DeLand" (Jeff Sheridan, Genii March 2000)
Variations
Penumbra (Issue 2) 15
Ryan Matney Corner Kicked Again indifferent card with torn-off corner transforms into selectionInspired by Penumbra (Issue 4) 16
Jim Steinmeyer through the Trapdoor two cards penetrate each other, warp finale Artificial conclusions 30
Jay Sankey A Short Fuse Two of Clubs (signed on face) fuses with Ace of Clubs (signed on back) to form double signed Three of ClubsRelated to Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images) 3
Karl Fulves Bite Size vampire card travels next to selection which then has a hole (bite) and is odd-backed Hofzinser Notebook 22
Roberto Giobbi, Paul Harris Pasteboard Blendo Card College - Volume 5 1174
Roberto Giobbi, Father Cyprian, Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Coalaces four aces change into single selection Card College - Volume 5 1178
Jay Sankey Voodoo Card signed and lost in deck, a white index card is folded in quarters and selected card is found folded in the deck. Then corner of selected card is burnt, and index card is found to be burnt in the corner too Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Amazing Tricks) 25
Wesley James Hyper-Warp "final", ending with Hyper Card stapled to other card as souvenir Enchantments 89
Derek Dingle Derek Dingle Approach tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 13
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia Touch tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 13
David Acer Changes pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of Clubs Random Acts of Magic 21
David Acer Assimilation Two cards placed in between Jokers visually fuse into selected cardInspired byRelated to Random Acts of Magic 95
Wesley James Forgery fusion of card with odd-backed card, credit information
- Method 1
- Method 2
- Method 3 (Preferred Method) - "final"
- Clean-Up Procedures
- Further Approaches
- Progeny (selected references for the plot)
Related to Enchantments 5
Philip T. Goldstein, Dan Tong Goldstein and Tong Tip tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 12
David Acer Splittant Jr. Split Six of Clubs into Four of Clubs and mini Two of Clubs Random Acts of Magic 39
David Acer Splittant Aces Magician visually splits a red Two and black Two into four Aces Random Acts of Magic 36
Tyler Wilson Scarred Warp hole in cover card, card invisible through hole Dominatricks 109
Tyler Wilson Running Man face and back of cards, ungaffed handling for Anniversary Waltz, credit information
- Director's Cut - Alternate Ending
T and A Tour 7
Rene Clement Sense-sational performer bites pieces out of selection Best of Friends - Volume III 191
Jack Parker Cain & Cord Coin appears underneath selection in the deck. Then, card vanishes and reappears folded around the coin 52 Memories 142
Nick Pudar Split Boomerang card represents two selections, then splits and becomes those selections Best of Friends - Volume III 115
Jack Parker Done Burying Joker splits into two cards - a Ten and a Seven - seventeen cards down is selected card 52 Memories 92
Dan Buck, Dave Buck, Chad Nelson Shake & Bake Anniversary Waltz Organic 44
Kevin Ho Long Division Card is "stretched" into long card, split into two, each being a selection Smooth Operations 14
Chris Mayhew Whole Warp A Clockwork Apple 43
Tyler Wilson Sweeotch card folded up and in mouth turns inside out, then transposes with card in spectator's handInspired by Reinventing the Real 64
Tyler Wilson Fusion Plot Credits Reinventing the Real 91
Tyler Wilson Running Man ungaffed handling for Doc Eason's "Anniversary Waltz" Reinventing the Real 85
Oliver Meech Act Accordingly Drawings on blank cards come to life and behave strangely (only suggestions and ideas, no actual method descriptions) Plot Twists 32
Ben Train Training Wheels four-at-once production or splitting Four spot into four Aces Anteater Consortium 11
John Guastaferro, Tyler Wilson Fusion Alternative Presentation, blendoInspired by Discoveries & Deceptions 14
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Ad Copy blendo, spectator ends up with business card Card Men 27
Helder Guimarães Extending the Luck card chosen, coin used to narrow deck down to one card, on back of coin is corner that matches selection, single card is missing this corner suddenlyInspired by The Veriloquent 47
Giancarlo Scalia 1 Punto in + Five split to Four and Ace and fused back Semplici Immagini 10
Henry Harrius Face to Face Anniversary Waltz effect, cards fuse to form double backer signed on both sidesInspired by Pure 10
Unknown The Alton Split Magnum Opossum 83
John Hostler Royally Wild Joker changes into mates of three cut-to cards, then Joker splits into two cards to complete Royal Flush with the three cardsInspired by Magnum Opossum 78