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Dai Vernon Look Up spectator spreads through deck and thinks of one
Related toVariations 1959 75
Larry Jennings The Changing of the Guard "Chapter Twelve", three cards are changed to match Ace of Spades
Related to 1967 75
Jim Ryan Vice-Versa two spectators get the wrong card, then they transpose, duplicate
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1968 79
Derek Dingle Color Triumphant color changing deck climax
Related toVariations 1971 3
Bruce Cervon, Dai Vernon The Viet Nam Trick card and number are predicted by two cards (value and suit, then values added to count to selection)
Related toVariationsAlso published here 1975
Hierophant (Issue 7 Resurrection Issue)
27
Paul Harris Press three face-down cards dropped on Aces and pressed, the alternate into collectors configuration
Variations 1976 39
Paul Harris, John C. Wagner X-Press three face-down cards dropped on aces and pressed, the alternate into collectors configuration, then three cards go back in deck and aces on table, collectors packet appears in deck and kings are on table
Inspired by 1976 9
John C. Wagner Honest John's Ace Assembly Three indifferent cards shown and dealt on top of each Ace, spectator chooses a pile, other three piles shown to have no Aces, all Aces gather in chosen pile
Related to 1977 52
John C. Wagner Twisted Collectors Four Aces turn face up one at a time, then spread to show three selections interlaced between them
Related toVariations 1977 57
Paul Harris The Ultimate Rip-off Torn-and-restored card with only one card used, 3/4 restoration
VariationsAlso published here 1977 63
John C. Wagner Preface
1978
John C. Wagner Torn and Restored Card single card torn in four pieces and restored except one corner
Inspired byRelated to 1978 1
John C. Wagner Matrix Torn and Restored Card matrix with torn quarters, restoration climax
Variations 1978 12
John C. Wagner Spectral Silk card reveals itself underneath handkerchief, glorpy
Related toVariations 1978 28
John C. Wagner Mentally by Two faro, automatic placement
Variations 1978 33
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Color Changing Deck Routine
Inspired by 1978 36
John C. Wagner Ace-Two-Three-Four
1978 42
John C. Wagner Pop-out Revelation tabled from riffle shuffle position
1978 46
Michael Stillwell, John C. Wagner Mike's Version two-card version
Inspired by 1978 48
John C. Wagner Charisma Change object changes as it is dropped through hand
1978 49
John C. Wagner Spongeball to Coin
1978 52
John C. Wagner Torn and Restored Effects application of Charisma Change to Gypsy Thread, paper napkin, cigarette
1978 52
John C. Wagner Silver and Copper Transposition
1978 53
John C. Wagner Wagner Clink Pass
1978 54
John C. Wagner Triple Cut for Triumph
1978 57
John C. Wagner Final Word...
1978 58
John C. Wagner, Allan Ackerman New Twisted Collectors at end of twisting the routine three selections appear between Aces
1978 107
Edward Marlo The 4½ Second Stack Milk Build
Related toAlso published here 1979 315
Ben Harris Simplified Matrix card torn in quarters, they assemble in matrix fashion, then card is restored
Inspired by 1980 15
John C. Wagner Australian Lie Detector impromptu
Summer 1984
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2)
31
Gordon Bruce Pinkerton's Ladies four Queens turn face up one by one, three cards with same value las selection appear interlaced in between the Queens, selection is found in card case
Related toVariations 1984 15
Larry Jennings Prefiguration impromptu
Related toVariations 1986 156
Jeff Busby (reviewer) A Few More Secrets by John C. Wagner (written by John C. Wagner) Mar. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 8)
441
Jeff Busby (reviewer) 7 Secrets by John C. Wagner (written by John C. Wagner) Mar. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 8)
441
Jeff Busby (reviewer) Factory Misprints by John C. Wagner Mar. 1987
Epoptica (Issue 8)
467
John C. Wagner Introduction
1987 iii
John C. Wagner Entertainment Tacks
1987 1
John C. Wagner A Control anglejogging
1987 1
John C. Wagner Bandorama selection spins from banded deck
Variations 1987 6
John C. Wagner Jumbo Torn and Restored Card jumbo card version
Inspired byVariations 1987 10
John C. Wagner Prediction Out Of This World impromptu, number of mistakes predicted
1987 16
John C. Wagner, Ralph W. Hull Whispering Wagner two thought of cards are found, inspired by a Hull effect from The Talisman
Variations 1987 20
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Super Closer Aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climax
Related to 1987 23
John C. Wagner Thoughts on the Gambler's Cop
1987 29
John C. Wagner Change Over Palm left hand cop to right hand classic palm and back
1987 30
John C. Wagner Twisted Underground Transposition
Variations 1987 34
S. W. Erdnase, John C. Wagner Erdnase Break small packet
1987 34
John C. Wagner, Edward Marlo Omni Twist Collectors twisting sequence with Kings, then they are placed on deck and collect selections
Related to 1987 38
John C. Wagner Buckle Displacement small packet
1987 41
John C. Wagner Twisted Collectors II
1987 44
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Fabulous Four Ace Routine
1987 46
John C. Wagner The Fab Four Revisited
1987 51
John C. Wagner J.C. on Collins Aces
1987 54
John C. Wagner The Assembly
Variations 1987 60
John C. Wagner Honest John's Cards Across Ace assembly with cards across presentation
1987 69
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Collins Kings
1987 72
John C. Wagner Poor Man's Matrix jumbo coin finale
1987 79
John C. Wagner Knock on Wood four coins
1987 86
John C. Wagner, Ross Bertram, Tenkai Ishida Wagner Clink Pass
1987 88
John C. Wagner Han Ping Chien from Heel Clip
1987 90
John C. Wagner The Real 2 Copper 1 Silver routine for Two Copper/One Silver or copper/silver/brass set
Related to 1987 92
John C. Wagner Estimation #1 spectator thinks of card in ribbon spread deck
1987 97
John C. Wagner, Dai Vernon Estimation #2
Inspired by 1987 99
John C. Wagner The Card Under the Drink
1987 101
John C. Wagner, Edward Marlo Variation of a Marlo Bottom Palm
1987 102
John C. Wagner Non-Gaffed Ultra Mental as an out for estimation effects
1987 105
John C. Wagner The Wagnerian Miracle spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, performer names position, estimation
1987 109
John C. Wagner Factory Misprints four blank cards are printed one by one
Inspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Blank Amazement"
Also published here
1987 113
John C. Wagner Gypsy Curse Variation adding phases from Emerson&West's Color Monte and Martin Lewis' Sidewalk Shuffle
1987 116
John C. Wagner, Martin Lewis Ghost Deal Variation performer gets royal flush, then royal flush is distributed in five hands and assembles in performer's hand, four double facers
Inspired by
  • "Ghost Deal" (Martin Lewis, 1972, marketed effect)
1987 121
John C. Wagner Royally Wild seven Jokers change into mates of selection, then into royal flush, ungaffed
Inspired by 1987 129
John C. Wagner, Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count Handling
1987 129
John C. Wagner The Wagner Switch
1987 135
John C. Wagner Simplex Lie Speller six card set-up
1987 138
John C. Wagner Would I Lie to You? seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as well
Related toVariations 1987 141
John C. Wagner The Revelation two wrong cards are face up in deck and trap selection
1987 143
John C. Wagner, Jim Ryan Transpojuxtaposition two cards are found but placed in front of wrong spectator, transposition
Inspired by 1987 145
John C. Wagner Up-Standing Triumph
Variations 1987 147
John C. Wagner Triumph #999
1987 150
John C. Wagner Royal Detectives card travels from red Kings sandwich into deck, sandwiched by two black Kings
Variations 1987 153
John C. Wagner Tri-Mi-Way selection to pocket climax
1987 157
John C. Wagner Sweepstack two phases
Inspired by 1987 161
Larry Jennings A Logical Conclusion four Sevens and four Threes change to Ace through Eight of hearts
Related toVariations 1988 177
Roysce Smith, John C. Wagner, Bill Coomer Letters Further Confessions of a Psychic
1988
Interlocutor (Issue 49)
223
Scotty York The Frog Trick card reveals itself underneath handkerchief with help of card folded into frog, glorpy
  • Additions (frog changes into caricature of performer)
  • Bonus Routine (two folded frogs produce baby frogs in the handkerchief)
Inspired byAlso published here 1988 3
Harry Lorayne Not quite perfect Torn & Restored Card
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 1989
Apocalypse (Vol. 12 No. 2)
1597
Christoph Borer Twisting the DF Underground twisting the aces, then aces change places with kings
Inspired byAlso published here 1989 26
John C. Wagner The Glass Through Bar or Table
1990
Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 3 No. 1-5 Aspen Bar Magic)
69
Jim Sisti (reviewer) 7 Secrets by John C. Wagner Nov./Dec. 1990
The Magic Menu (Vol. 1 No. 2)
12
David Neighbors, Ken Simmons As Applied to "Bandorama" selection spins from banded deck
Inspired by 1991 39
Justin Higham Twist And Collect four Aces turn face up one at a time, then spread to show three mates of a previous selection interlaced between them, "complete re-think as regards the method"
Inspired by Mar. 1991
Technomagic (Issue 9)
70
Jim Sisti (reviewer) More Commercial Magic - The J.C. Wagner Video Vol. II by John C. Wagner Sep./Oct. 1992
The Magic Menu (Vol. 3 No. 13)
139
Michael Weber (reviewer) More Commercial Magic - The J. C. Wagner Video, Volume II by John C. Wagner Sep. 1992
Magic (Vol. 2 No. 1)
56
Edward Marlo, John C. Wagner Revised Lie Detector down under deal, quartet production, set-up, two variations:
  • For Center Dealers
  • For Side-Stealers
Inspired by 1993
The Olram File (Issue 14)
5
Scotty York Froggy Goes A'Courtin card reveals itself underneath handkerchief, glorpy, with card frog that changes into caricature card of performer
Related toAlso published here 1993 18
Jack Carpenter O'Henry Plays Jazz Aces and four Clubs-cards, Aces transpose with Clubs one at a time to gather in tabled pile, instead of last Ace traveling, all three other Aces transpose back all at once to join it beneath spectator's hand, see "Errata" in Issue #3 (p. 32) for crediting info
Inspired byRelated toVariationsAlso published here 1994
Labyrinth (Issue 2)
4
Gary Kurtz The Incredible Hypnotic Joker Joker is sandwiched by two unknown cards, those turn out to be two later signed selections
Inspired by 1995 11
John C. Wagner, Allan Ackerman New Twisted Collectors at end of twisting the routine three selections appear between Aces
1996
The Art of Astonishment — Book 1 (Issue Las Vegas Close-Up)
189
John C. Wagner Wagner Display
Related to 1996 114
Harry Lorayne, Jim Steinmeyer Spel(l)egant small packet
Related to Apr. 1997
Apocalypse (Vol. 20 No. 4)
2773
Edward Marlo Sired Liar seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as well
Inspired by Jan. 1997
Magic (Vol. 6 No. 5)
77
Tomas Blomberg Blabbering Blomberg two thought of cards are found
Inspired by Oct. 1998
Onyx (Issue 5)
44
Brother John Hamman, John C. Wagner Flushtration Count Handling
1999 145
Michael Close (reviewer) One Tear At A Time by John C. Wagner June 1999
Magic (Vol. 8 No. 10)
28
John C. Wagner Wagner Display
Related to 2000 113
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) The J.C. Wagner Lecture by John C. Wagner Aug. 2004
Genii (Vol. 67 No. 8)
92
John C. Wagner, Syd Segal A Logical Lesson two four-of-a-kinds change into a straight from Ace to Ten
Inspired byVariations 2005 2
John C. Wagner Final Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climax, reworked handling
  • Extra Thoughts & Substitutions
  • No Cop/No Switch Method by Syd Segal
Inspired by 2005 7
John C. Wagner, Paul Green Even More Four on the Floor four random cards used for twisting routine and dropped on floor, card chosen by spectator transforms there to previous selection
Variations 2005 18
John C. Wagner Wagner Displacement Count showing four cards one by one and placing them aside while hiding one face
2005 20
John C. Wagner, Jim Steinmeyer Packet Lie Detector #2
Inspired by 2005 26
John C. Wagner Simple Control
2005 26
John C. Wagner Interview with a Legend
2005 29
David Regal, Jason England Speaking Volumes
Related to June 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 6)
32
Jamy Ian Swiss (reviewer) Full Metal Jacket by John C. Wagner (written by Syd Segal) Sep. 2005
Genii (Vol. 68 No. 9)
96
Christoph Borer Twisting the DF Underground twisting the aces, then aces change places with kings
Inspired byAlso published here 2006 92
John C. Wagner Factory Misprints - Basic Handling four blank cards are printed one by one
  • The Convincing Cleanup
Inspired by
  • "Blankety-Blank" (Peter Kane)
VariationsAlso published here
2006 3
John C. Wagner Finessed Flushtration Count
2006 3
Joe McGreavy Back to the Beginning cards become blank again
Inspired by 2006 10
Andi Gladwin Full Mental Racket four Eights and Twos are removed, they are counted and Ten cards are seen, they then become Ace through Eight of Clubs
Inspired by 2006 36
Roberto Giobbi, Richard Vollmer, John C. Wagner Cards Never Lie! seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as well
Inspired by 2006 93
John C. Wagner Refigured Prefigured Figuration impromptu
Inspired by 2006 25
Jack Parker Magician vs. Magician Magician recounts story of playing poker with another magician, magician ultimately wins with Royal Flush in Spades (lots of pokerhand transformations)
Inspired by 2007 27
Jack Parker Three On The Button Three selections made and lost. Four Kings turn face down one by one. One King is placed in front of two spectators each, other two Kings placed face up in deck. Kings change into selections, last selection is sandwiched by Kings in deck.
Inspired by 2007 64
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) 7 More Secrets by John C. Wagner Dec. 2007
Genii (Vol. 70 No. 12)
112
John C. Wagner Vietnam Card Trick 2007 two cards predict a card's suit and value, another thought-of card is found
Inspired byAlso published here 2007 23
Left Cop to Right Classic Palm
Related to 2009 96
Syd Segal, John C. Wagner The Life and Times of the Incomparable J.C. Wagner
Apr. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4)
52
John C. Wagner Mentally By Two, With A Little Help From Vietnam two cards predict a card's suit and value, another thought-of card is found
  • An Alternate Ending For a Thought-Of Card
Inspired byAlso published here Apr. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4)
66
John C. Wagner WWII (Whispering Wagner Version 2) two thought-of cards are tabled before they are named, with third card that performer thought of
Inspired by Apr. 2010
Genii (Vol. 73 No. 4)
70
So Sato Mimic Show handling for mis-showing Three as Ace, also for court cards, credit information
Inspired byRelated to 2016 143
John C. Wagner J. C. Wagner's Handling
Related to 2017 131
Scott Baird FUJ-ed Triumph follow up from FUJ control
Inspired by Nov. 2023
The Hermit (Vol. 2 No. 11)
1084