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Alexander de Cova Power Workshop
2002 Power Workshop 2
Alexander de Cova 1. Der Aufbau eines Programmes
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 2
Alexander de Cova, Gene Anderson Der "10-Punkte-Plan" nach Gene Anderson
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 2
Alexander de Cova Über Lampenfieber about nervousness
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 5
Alexander de Cova Kongresse, Wettbewerbe conventions and competitions
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 5
Alexander de Cova Seminare lectures
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 6
Alexander de Cova Üben ist nicht gleich üben!
2002 Power Workshop 6
Alexander de Cova So geht man an das Einstudieren einer Routine
2002 Power Workshop 7
Alexander de Cova Selbst ist der Mann... introduction on do-it-yourself tips for magicians, see following items
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 8
Alexander de Cova Fleischfarbe on flesh color
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 8
Alexander de Cova Tips zum "Universalhalter" multi-purpose holder
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 9
Alexander de Cova Der "Profi-Halter" impromptu multi-purpose holder (Universalhalter)
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 11
Alexander de Cova Etwas über Halterbefestigungen on attaching holders to the clothing
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 11
Alexander de Cova Der Billiardball-Halter
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 11
Alexander de Cova Riesenmünzen-Produktion tip on production of jumbo coin
Related to 2002 Power Workshop 12
Alexander de Cova Der Schneesturm
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 12
Alexander de Cova Farbige Kartenrückseiten coloring the back of cards with spray color
  • Hier noch ein paar Tips
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 12
Alexander de Cova Kartenkleben glue for split cards
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 13
Alexander de Cova Kuvertschablone making your own envelopes in the right size
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 14
Alexander de Cova UHU Klebepads to prevent round object from rolling off the table
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 14
Alexander de Cova "Unsichtbares Spiel" - im Notfall lip balm as impromptu roughing fluid
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 14
Alexander de Cova Daumenspitzenhalter thumb tip holder
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 16
Alexander de Cova Zaubertische tip on keeping props in place
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 16
Alexander de Cova Fadenbefestigungen thread hook-up tips
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 17
Alexander de Cova Bottom Deal Hilfe stuff to put on the finger for more grip
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 17
Alexander de Cova Stifte, die nicht schreiben... making pens that don't write
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 18
Alexander de Cova Zum Taschenschreiben pocket writing tip
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 18
Alexander de Cova Seidentücher manufacturing tip for silk edges
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 19
Alexander de Cova Curver-Box Ablage box to put props in on stage
Also published here 2002 Power Workshop 19
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
2003 Gambit 3
Alexander de Cova 16 Digits sum prediction with slate
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 Gambit 5
Alexander de Cova Kartenwanderung
Also published here 2003 Gambit 9
Alexander de Cova Gipsy Switch with silk and glued block
Also published here 2003 Gambit 10
Alexander de Cova Parablox paper box used to take props from it, at the end a final load it taken out that fills it completely
Inspired byAlso published here 2003 Gambit 12
Alexander de Cova 6 Steine five white and one black stone
Inspired by
  • "Kurotsuke" (Max Maven, VideoMind 1)
VariationsAlso published here
2003 Gambit 16
Alexander de Cova Der Stamperltrick bill travels to shot glass covered with paper
Also published here 2003 Gambit 18
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Also published here 2003 Gambit 22
Alexander de Cova Cigarette Switch
Also published here 2003 Gambit 23
Alexander de Cova Die Technik des Ärmelns sleeving method
2003 Gambit 25
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 3
Alexander de Cova Die D-E-C-O-V-A Formel method for constructing effects
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 4
Alexander de Cova Verschiedene Formen der Zauberkunst magic genres
  • Clowneske Magie
  • Theatralische Zauberkunst
  • Virtuelle Zauberkunst
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 5
Alexander de Cova Zauberkunst ist eine Technologie!
  • Worin besteht denn nun die Technologie in der Zauberkunst?
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 6
Alexander de Cova Die fünf Schritte der Täuschung five steps of deception
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 7
Alexander de Cova Falsche Annahmen - die Grundlage der Täuschung assumptions
  • Tips, wie man falsche Annahmen in eine Routine einbaut
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 7
Alexander de Cova Der Aufbau eines Programms
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 8
Alexander de Cova, Gene Anderson Der "10-Punkte-Plan" nach Gene Anderson
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 8
Alexander de Cova Über den Lernprozeß und Automatisierung
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 10
Alexander de Cova Die 5 Schritte, wie ein neuer Griff einstudiert wird how to practice sleights
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 11
Alexander de Cova Die 5 Schritte zur Meisterschaft five steps to championship
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 12
Alexander de Cova Wie man eine Routine zusammenstellt
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 13
Alexander de Cova Über Lampenfieber about nervousness
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 13
Alexander de Cova Kongresse, Wettbewerbe conventions and competitions
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 14
Alexander de Cova Seminar lectures
Also published here 2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 15
Alexander de Cova Epilog
2003 D-E-C-O-V-A Formel 15
Wayne Dobson Fluke number named, card shown reversed in one deck, it matches card at that number in second deck
VariationsAlso published here 2003 Dobson's Choice 2 11
Jay Sankey, David Acer Under Foot expose the "brush coin under foot" gag, but reveal that the penny under the foot has become a quarter
Related to 2004 Random Acts of Magic 280
Jay Sankey Personal Check check changes to bill using $100 Bill Switch
Variations 2004 Sankey Unleashed 74
Alexander de Cova A Few Words Before
2004 Treasures 3
Alexander de Cova Two Switch Boxes for switching decks or other items
  • The cigar switch box
  • The deck of cards switch box
2004 Treasures 4
Alexander de Cova Jump off knot knot visibly jumps off rope, elbow fold
Also published here 2004 Treasures 5
Alexander de Cova The Baby Egg Bag with soap and washrag
2004 Treasures 5
Alexander de Cova A Rope Move switch choreography for routines with extra piece
  • Additional handling tip
2004 Treasures 6
Alexander de Cova, Jan Torell Flash Card to Silk jumbo card (or sign, menu, ...) visually transforms into silk, ends clean
Also published here 2004 Treasures 7
Alexander de Cova My Gumball Machine many sponge balls disappear from hand, gimmick
Also published here 2004 Treasures 8
Alexander de Cova Utility Coin Switch
Also published here 2004 Treasures 9
Alexander de Cova Linking Pin Finale idea for climax, many pins link into a chain inside purse, updated handling
Also published here 2004 Treasures 9
Alexander de Cova Blank Check Transpo signed piece of paper to marker pen, finger tip
bill to marker pen, finger tip
Inspired by 2004 Treasures 10
Alexander de Cova Visible Ball to Silk ball visually changes to silk
Also published here 2004 Treasures 11
Alexander de Cova Super Simple Miser’s Dream coin production gimmick and sound gimmick in bucket
Also published here 2004 Treasures 12
Alexander de Cova Cups & Balls Loading Technique topit tunnel used to get final load into other hand without going into pocket
Also published here 2004 Treasures 13
Alexander de Cova Load Setup non-pocket final loading idea
2004 Treasures 14
Alexander de Cova A Novel Ball Vanish ball drops into other hand secretly as it reaches toward the wand under the arm
2004 Treasures 15
Alexander de Cova Another Vanish ball on left fingers, right hand puts cup over ball and drags it onto table, steal
Also published here 2004 Treasures 16
Alexander de Cova Another Idea for the Load lemon net appears under one cup first
2004 Treasures 16
Alexander de Cova The Chopstick Vanish sponge ball put in other hand with chop sticks
Also published here 2004 Treasures 17
Alexander de Cova Tossing Technique item tossed in air vanishes, secretly put in other hand behind back
  • Retrieving
Also published here 2004 Treasures 18
Alexander de Cova Another Bar Stunt lighter vanishes, sleeving technique
2004 Treasures 19
Alexander de Cova Two Crazy Ideas final load after torn and restored newspaper, big fake fish or hot-water bottle
2004 Treasures 20
Alexander de Cova Jumbo Coin Vanish
Also published here 2004 Treasures 21
Alexander de Cova Thumbtip Silk Vanish silk vanish handling with thumb tip
Also published here 2004 Treasures 21
Alexander de Cova Thumbtip Table Load table edge, showing hands empty
Also published here 2004 Treasures 22
Alexander de Cova Easy Slotmachine
Also published here 2004 Treasures 23
Alexander de Cova Master Silks Routine further improvement, extra corners
Also published here 2004 Treasures 25
Alexander de Cova A note to the reader
2005 Forte-X 2
Alexander de Cova Forte-X three predictions written on blank cards, they match three chosen cards
Also published here 2005 Forte-X 3
Alexander de Cova The Switch as hands descent
Also published here 2005 Forte-X 8
Alexander de Cova Last Remarks
2005 Forte-X 12
Alexander de Cova A note to the reader
2005 Symbolicus 2
Alexander de Cova Symbolicus two spectators think of a symbol via an odd and even number from a 5x5 grid of symbols, both predicted
Inspired by
  • marketed Al Mann routine with ESP symbols and a wallet
2005 Symbolicus 3
Alexander de Cova A note to the reader
2005 Boxed Transposition 2
Alexander de Cova Boxed Transposition signed card from deck to case between Aces, spectator handles double facer
Inspired byAlso published here 2005 Boxed Transposition 3
Alexander de Cova Bonus: The "Killer" Cut Finish second phase in which a card cut in quarters transposes with another card
Inspired by
  • "Versa Plus" (Roy Johnson)
Also published here
2005 Boxed Transposition 14
Alexander de Cova Einleitung
2006 Misdirection Kit 6
Alexander de Cova Grundlagen misdirection basics
  • Quellen dieses Werkes
2006 Misdirection Kit 9
Alexander de Cova Was ist Misdirection?
  • Wozu Misdirection?
  • Das Zwiebelmodell
  • Das Folienmodell
2006 Misdirection Kit 12
Alexander de Cova Das Misdirection Kit in der Praxis
  • Schritt 1: Die Analyse des Kunststückes
  • Schritt 2: Schwachstellen suchen
  • Schritt 3: Techniken auswählen
  • Schritt 4: Umsetzung in der Praxis
Related to 2006 Misdirection Kit 16
Alexander de Cova Der 5-Punkte-Plan
  • 1. Der Zustand
  • 2. Die Aktion
  • 3. Das Resultat
  • 4. Der Recall
  • 5. Magie!
  • Das Drehbuch schreiben
2006 Misdirection Kit 21
Alexander de Cova Aktive Misdirection
  • 1. Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • 2. Aktive Techniken zum Ablenken
2006 Misdirection Kit 26
Alexander de Cova Passive Misdirection
  • 3. Passive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • 4. Passive Techniken zum Ablenken
2006 Misdirection Kit 58
Alexander de Cova Tipps zum Schluss
  • Keep it simple
  • Zauberpartner suchen
  • Zaubertagebuch führen
  • Zentralisieren Sie Ihre Arbeit
2006 Misdirection Kit 69
Joe M. Turner (reviewer) Enigmatic, Volumes 1 and 2 by Alexander de Cova Oct. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 10) 101
Dustin Stinett (reviewer) Examining the Thumbtip by Alexander de Cova Nov. 2006 Genii (Vol. 69 No. 11) 102
Alexander de Cova Introduction
2006 The California Lecture 2006 4
Alexander de Cova The Premonition Concept with wrist watch face as cue sheet, card predicted in letter in envelope
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 5
Alexander de Cova Tea Time small tea sieve for dump-out switch of any small item
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 9
Alexander de Cova The Bavarian Beer Game instruction game with glasses and beer
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 11
Alexander de Cova Groundhog Day 4&4, all red kicker, unusual presentation, oil & water combined with silk knotting and Groundhog Day movie presentation
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 15
Alexander de Cova De Cova’s Laws
  • 1st law—Keep it simple and clear
  • 2nd law—Read the books
  • 3rd law—Don’t focus on one topic in magic alone
  • 4th law—Learn from the musicians
  • 5th law—Let the magic be magic
  • 6th law—Motivate things
  • 7th law—Keep it visual
  • 8th law—Stay in the background
  • 9th law—Don’t believe the dealers
  • 10th law—Respect the art
2006 The California Lecture 2006 19
Alexander de Cova Porous Plastic three coins through clear plastic bag one by one
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 22
Alexander de Cova Rosediction price of rose predicted on its price tag
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 25
Alexander de Cova Stab in the Dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Related toAlso published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 29
Alexander de Cova Master Silks Routine further improvement, extra corners
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 32
Alexander de Cova Forte-X three predictions written on blank cards, they match three chosen cards
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 36
Alexander de Cova The Switch as hands descent
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 39
Alexander de Cova, "Joro" Bruno Hennig Ring-o-change borrowed rings appear to transpose or be at several places at once
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 42
Alexander de Cova Devil's Handkerchief Handling retrieving vanished ring
Also published here 2006 The California Lecture 2006 43
Alexander de Cova Pokerama re-deal stacking, with dealing shoe, three phases
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2007 Pokerama 1
Alexander de Cova False Dealing Lotion used openly as part of presentation
2007 Pokerama 3
Alexander de Cova Premonition II with wrist watch face as cue sheet, card predicted in letter in envelope
Also published here 2007 Seminar 1516 2
Alexander de Cova Bean Counter peanut jar, spectator estimates number of peanuts and is correct
Also published here 2007 Seminar 1516 3
Alexander de Cova Stab in the Dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Also published here 2007 Seminar 1516 4
Alexander de Cova Karte-Chick? cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Also published here 2007 Seminar 1516 5
Alexander de Cova Blanko Vorhersage prediction on blank card in glass, free selection put with it into glass, both match
Also published here 2007 Seminar 1516 6
Alexander de Cova Oel & Wasser 4&4, all-red climax
Also published here 2007 Seminar 1516 7
Alexander de Cova Balleydesmond Polka instruction game with glasses and whiskey
Also published here 2007 Seminar 1516 8
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
2007 Seminar 2007 1
Alexander de Cova Karte ist Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 1
Alexander de Cova Teatime small tea sieve for dump-out switch of any small item
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 2
Alexander de Cova Stab in the dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 3
Alexander de Cova Roping rope routine with jumping knot, traveling knot, linking rope rings
  • Effekt Nr. 1 - Jumpy Knot
  • Effekt Nr. 2 - Cornelius Knot
  • Effekt Nr. 3 - die sich verketteten Seilringe
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 3
Alexander de Cova Premonition Plus
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 4
Alexander de Cova Parablox paper box used to take props from it, at the end a final load it taken out that fills it completely
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 4
Alexander de Cova Öl und Wasser 4&4, all-red climax
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 5
Alexander de Cova Kartenwanderung
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 6
Alexander de Cova Gipsy Switch with silk and glued block
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 7
Alexander de Cova Blanko-Vorhersage prediction on blank card in glass, free selection put with it into glass, both match
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 7
Alexander de Cova Balleydesmond Polka instruction game with glasses and whiskey
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 7
Alexander de Cova A.C.A.N. - Any Card at Any Number peek deck, miscalling
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 8
Alexander de Cova 5 Steine five white and one black stone
Also published here 2007 Seminar 2007 10
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
2008 Out of my Sporran 2
Alexander de Cova Fly with the Eagles no pull, ring vanishes from jewel case and appears on stuffed animal
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 3
Alexander de Cova Balleydesmond Polka instruction game with glasses and whiskey
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 4
Alexander de Cova Scottish Dream coin production gimmick and sound gimmick in bucket
  • Das Gimmick
  • Der Sektkühler
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 6
Alexander de Cova Stab in the Dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 7
Alexander de Cova The Filler silk to apple
Related toAlso published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 8
Alexander de Cova Thumbtip Silk Vanish slow-motion silk vanish
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 9
Alexander de Cova Bean Counter peanut jar, spectator estimates number of peanuts and is correct
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 10
Alexander de Cova Cups & Balls Loading topit tunnel used to get final load into other hand without going into pocket
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 11
Alexander de Cova Parablox paper box used to take props from it, at the end a final load it taken out that fills it completely
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 12
Alexander de Cova Gaelic Switch
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 14
Alexander de Cova Snookers card caught by stabbing it with a billiard cue out of card shower
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 15
Alexander de Cova Simplex Magic Table
Also published here 2008 Out of my Sporran 16
Fred Robinson Ultimate Force under-spread force, starts with cull
Related toVariationsAlso published here 2009 The Magic of Fred Robinson 125
Hiroyuki Sakai The Uncluttered Mind spectator wears mirror glasses and performer names selection (gag), then rest of deck shown blank, featuring a deck switch with a paper back
Variations Feb. 2009 Genii (Vol. 72 No. 2) 77
Alexander de Cova Vorwort
2010 Better Than Hartz 4 5
Alexander de Cova Mr. Bean Counter peanut jar, spectator estimates number of peanuts and is correct
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 7
Alexander de Cova Fly with the Eagles no pull, ring vanishes from jewel case and appears on stuffed animal
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 9
Alexander de Cova Stab in the Dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Related to 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 11
Alexander de Cova Balleydesmond Polka instruction game with glasses and whiskey
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 13
Alexander de Cova, Richard Vollmer Und täglich grüßt das Murmeltier... 4&4, all red kicker, jumbo cards
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 15
Alexander de Cova Scottish Dream coin production gimmick and sound gimmick in bucket
  • Das Gimmick
  • Der Sektkühler
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 16
Alexander de Cova The Filler silk to apple
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 18
Alexander de Cova Thumbtip Silk Vanish slow-motion silk vanish
2010 Better Than Hartz 4 19
Alexander de Cova Parabloxx paper box used to take props from it, at the end a final load it taken out that fills it completely
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 20
Alexander de Cova Cups & Balls Loading topit tunnel used to get final load into other hand without going into pocket
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 22
Alexander de Cova Gaelic Switch
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 24
Alexander de Cova Snookers card caught by stabbing it with a billiard cue out of card shower
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 24
Alexander de Cova Simplex Magic Table
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 26
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 27
Alexander de Cova Der Stamplertrick bill travels to shot glass covered with paper
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 29
Alexander de Cova Robing rope routine with jumping knot, traveling knot, linking rope rings
  • Effekt Nr. 1 - Jumpy Knot
  • Effekt Nr. 2 - Cornelius Knot
  • Effekt Nr. 3 - die sich verketteten Seilringe
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 31
Alexander de Cova 6 Steine five white and one black stone
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 32
Alexander de Cova Boxed Transposition signed card from deck to case between Aces, spectator handles double facer
Also published here 2010 Better Than Hartz 4 33
Alexander de Cova Under Cellophan Holdout
2010 Better Than Hartz 4 33
Alexander de Cova Seminar Saalbach 2010
2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 1
Alexander de Cova Gaelic Switch
Also published here 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 1
Alexander de Cova Tuch in Apfel II silk to apple
Related to 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 2
Alexander de Cova Murmeltier 4&4, all red as climax
Also published here 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 3
Alexander de Cova, Jan Becker Beckermental named city and chosen emotion (from eight cards) are divined and predicted
Also published here 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 4
Alexander de Cova, Ralf "Braco" Wichmann Die Annemann Force equivoque force from even number of objects
Also published here 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 5
Alexander de Cova Pokerama re-deal stacking, with dealing shoe, three phases
Also published here 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 8
Alexander de Cova Stab in the Dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Also published here 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 13
Alexander de Cova Ultimative Kartenkontrolle thick card for multiple card control
Related to 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 15
Alexander de Cova Anwendung mit Zarrowshuffle using wide card for Zarrow shuffle
Also published here 2010 Seminar Saalbach 2010 16
Alexander de Cova The finest close-up act ever – Al Goshman about Albert Goshman
Jan. 2010 Scrapbook Sample Issue (Vol. 1 No. 1) 3
Alexander de Cova Editorial
Jan. 2010 Scrapbook Sample Issue (Vol. 1 No. 1) 4
Alexander de Cova Harold Voit and the Zauberzentrale München (ZZM) about Harold Voit and his magic shop and school
Jan. 2010 Scrapbook Sample Issue (Vol. 1 No. 1) 5
Alexander de Cova A Street Table table with wheels for street magic
Also published here Jan. 2010 Scrapbook Sample Issue (Vol. 1 No. 1) 6
Alexander de Cova Card IS Cigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Also published here Jan. 2010 Scrapbook Sample Issue (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Alexander de Cova Cigarette Switch
Also published here Jan. 2010 Scrapbook Sample Issue (Vol. 1 No. 1) 7
Alexander de Cova, Albert Goshman My Version of Cards Through Newspaper
Also published here Jan. 2010 Scrapbook Sample Issue (Vol. 1 No. 1) 9
Denis Behr The Green Card folded odd-backed card turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired byVariations 2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 12
Alexander de Cova Cloth Pin Switch as folded card is pulled off cloth pin
2011 Handcrafted Card Magic — Volume 2 17
Alexander de Cova Ein Simsalabim an die Kollegen !
2011 Seminar-Leviten 1
Alexander de Cova Der Universal-Austausch all-purpose switch
2011 Seminar-Leviten 1
Alexander de Cova Der Schottische Silbermünzen-Trick combination with sources
2011 Seminar-Leviten 1
Alexander de Cova Der Bibeltest
2011 Seminar-Leviten 1
Alexander de Cova Wenn man mit den Adlern fliegen will no pull
Also published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 2
Alexander de Cova Ein Schlauch in der Hose connection tube of both trouser pockets
Also published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 2
Alexander de Cova, Carlos Corda Seidenproduktion rubber band powered
Inspired byAlso published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 2
Alexander de Cova Der Schottische Apfel silk to apple
Also published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 3
Alexander de Cova Zarrow Mischen finesse
2011 Seminar-Leviten 3
Alexander de Cova, Richard Vollmer Murmeltier 4&4, all red kicker
Related toAlso published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 3
Arturo de Ascanio, Alexander de Cova Das Diagonale Stehlen
2011 Seminar-Leviten 3
Alexander de Cova Daumenspitz-Findigkeiten thoughts on the thumb tip
  • Trick Nr. 1 - Die Sicherheitnadeln
  • Trick Nr. 2 - Die Rosenvorhersage
  • Trick Nr. 3 - Das Laden in ein Tuch
  • Trick Nr. 4 - Stehlen aus dem Tuch
  • Trick Nr. 5 - Slydini Transfer
2011 Seminar-Leviten 4
Alexander de Cova Der Flug des Ringes no pull
2011 Seminar-Leviten 4
Alexander de Cova Die neue Gauklertasche design for busking pouch
2011 Seminar-Leviten 4
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zur Rezvani-Schalenroutine
2011 Seminar-Leviten 5
Alexander de Cova De Covas Schalenroutine
2011 Seminar-Leviten 5
Denis Behr, Alexander de Cova Die Grüne Karte folded odd-backed card turns out to be later signed selection
Inspired by 2011 Seminar-Leviten 5
Alexander de Cova Cloth Peg Switch
2011 Seminar-Leviten 5
Alexander de Cova Der Reisekoffer nest of boxes variation
2011 Seminar-Leviten 6
Alexander de Cova Poker-a-ma re-deal stacking, with dealing shoe, three phases
Inspired byAlso published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 6
Alexander de Cova False Dealing Lotion used openly as part of presentation
2011 Seminar-Leviten 6
Alexander de Cova, Alan Shaxon Shaxon Umschlag switching envelope
2011 Seminar-Leviten 7
Alexander de Cova Der Meister-Tuchtrick latest version
2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Alexander de Cova Ring-o-matik ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Alexander de Cova Ring Rope Removal Switch as ring is removed from rope
2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Alexander de Cova Der Stich im Dunkeln mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Inspired byAlso published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Alexander de Cova Bällchen growing sponge ball, another one transforms into little ones
Also published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 8
Alexander de Cova Die Ballydesmond Polka instruction game with glasses and whiskey
Inspired byRelated toAlso published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 9
Alexander de Cova, Thomas Vité Das Ortszirkellied song about magic clubs
2011 Seminar-Leviten 9
Alexander de Cova, Albert Goshman 4 Karten wandern durch die Zeitung
Also published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 10
Alexander de Cova Hin und wieder her classic, with glass and duplicate
2011 Seminar-Leviten 10
Alexander de Cova Der einfache Geldfang
2011 Seminar-Leviten 10
Alexander de Cova Wussten Sie...
2011 Seminar-Leviten 10
Alexander de Cova, Patrick Page Der Kalendertrick
Inspired by
  • "Old Moore's Diary" (Patrick Page)
2011 Seminar-Leviten 11
Alexander de Cova Kartenaustausch with bills
2011 Seminar-Leviten 11
Alexander de Cova Geheime Taschenladung final loads handling, using topit
2011 Seminar-Leviten 11
Alexander de Cova Riesenmünzen-Finte black art jumbo coin
2011 Seminar-Leviten 11
Alexander de Cova Die Sache mit den Ringen handkerchief with ring sewed in
2011 Seminar-Leviten 12
Alexander de Cova Geld aus dem Nichts
Also published here 2011 Seminar-Leviten 12
Alexander de Cova Die Karte in der Brieftasche chicago opener combined with card to wallet
2011 Seminar-Leviten 12
Patrick Page, Alexander de Cova What I have described... four coins change from silver to copper, with a cup
2011 Magic Page by Page 122
David Britland Cyclic Aces
  • Cardopolis
Aces are cut to fairly, using crimp
Related toVariationsAlso published here
  • Sorcerer, Issue 2, 1988
Apr. 2011 Genii (Vol. 74 No. 4) 14
David Gabbay Purse Time signed card appears folded in mesh coin purse, purse seen empty at end, black art
Inspired by
  • "Tea Time" (Alexander de Cova, California Lecture 2006, 2006, p. 9)
2012 Noteworthy 42
Alexander de Cova Ist eine klassische Zauberzeitschrift in der heutigen Zeit noch angebracht?
Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 3
Alexander de Cova, Jan Becker Becker-Mentalismus named city and chosen emotion (from eight cards) are divined and predicted
Related toAlso published here Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 4
Alexander de Cova, Ralf "Braco" Wichmann Die Annemann Force equivoque force from even number of objects
Also published here Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 5
Alexander de Cova Das unsichtbare TOPIT – ein Mythos wird wahr "The invisible Topit"
  • Schritt 1: Der Taschenschlitz
  • Schritt 2: Der Beutel
  • Schritt 3: Die Abdeckung
Also published here Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 9
Alexander de Cova Der schnellste Ring in Kuvert der Welt quick loading method for envelope, wallet, or other things, involving lapping via Revolve Vanish and apparent removal from inside pocket
Also published here Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 14
Alexander de Cova Poker-A-Ma re-deal stacking, with dealing shoe, three phases
Also published here Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 17
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zur Stegreif-Zauberei on impromptu magic
  • Stegreifzauberei - was ist es wirklich?
  • Variante I - mit Nichts
  • Variante II - Mit Hilfsmitteln
  • Variante III - Präparierte Umgebung
  • Variante IV - Der Kommando Act
  • Prinzipien, die man beherrschen sollte
    • Forcieren
    • Handfertigkeit
  • Meine Lieblings-Stegreiftricks
Also published here Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 23
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer column written by stuffed monkey toy
Oct. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 1) 30
Alexander de Cova Das DU zieht ein in die NEW AVANTGARDE MAGIC
Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 3
Alexander de Cova, Harry Riegel Ein Interview mit Harry Riegel
Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 5
Alexander de Cova Raffinesse zum versiegelten Kuvert on loading envelope with slit
Also published here Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 16
Alexander de Cova Bällchen growing sponge ball, another one transforms into little ones
Also published here Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 18
Alexander de Cova Sponge Ball Vanish in Clear Bag several sponge balls vanish in transparent plastic bag, using back-of-hand gimmick
Also published here Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 19
Alexander de Cova Das Tuch in Apfel mal ganz anders signed silk vanishes from rolled-up paper and appears inside apple
Also published here Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 22
Alexander de Cova Nachtrag zu “Becker-Mentalismus” aus der ersten Ausgabe further comment on effect
Related to Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 25
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (1) on misdirection
  • Etwas zur Geschichte
  • Definition
  • Raus mit der Miss aus Misdirektion
  • Direktion
  • Der Regisseur
  • Das Direction Kit
  • Das S.H. SHARPE System
  • Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Aktive Techniken zur Ablenkung
  • Passive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Passive Techniken zum Ablenken
Also published here Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 26
Alexander de Cova Die dicke Berta thick wide card by glueing two card together slightly off
  • Herrstellung
  • Das Prinzip
Related toAlso published here Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 34
Alexander de Cova Anwendung mit Zarrowshuffle using wide card for Zarrow shuffle
  • Der Zarrow ohne Gimmick
  • Der Zarrow mit Gimmick
  • Mein Zarrow Mischen in Bildern
Also published here Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 35
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
Nov. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 2) 38
Alexander de Cova Ein neuer Stern ist am magischen Himmel aufgegangen ... on Thorsten Strotmann
Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 3
Alexander de Cova, Thorsten Strotmann Thorsten Strotmann und seine Magic Lounge in Stuttgart
Also published here Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 5
Alexander de Cova Totally stoned five white and one black stone
Also published here Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 21
Alexander de Cova The (W)hole Trick signed card appears visibly between two sandwich cards, the top of which has a hole, twirl change
Inspired by
  • "Holes" (Dave Forrest, marketed)
Also published here
Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 23
Alexander de Cova Münzenfang einfach coin production gimmick (coin attached to thumb tip) and sound gimmick in bucket
  • Der Sektkühler
  • Ein Tipp
Also published here Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 29
Alexander de Cova, Markus Laymann Die MMC (Munich Magic Conference) 17. Februar 2013 on an upcoming convention
Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 32
Alexander de Cova Die LePaul Spread Pass – refined handling finesses
Also published here Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 34
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (2) more on misdirection
  • Die verschiedenen Arten der Ablenkung
    • Generelle Misdirektion
    • Partielle Misdirektion
    • Simultane Misdirektion
    • Post Misdirektion
  • Das Zwiebelmodell
Dec. 2012 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 3) 38
Alexander de Cova Einleitung
2012 Tamariz Legesystem in 5 Tagen 3
Alexander de Cova Tamariz Legesystem in 5 Tagen method to learn the Tamariz Stack in five days with various mnemonics
  • Die Grundlagen meiner Methode
  • Die visuelle Hilfe
  • Sie brauchen
  • Tag 1 - Die Ersten 10 Karten
  • Tag 2 - Die nächsten 10 Karten
  • Die Belohnung für Den heutigen Tag
  • Tag 3 - Die 5er-Positionen
  • Tag 4 - Heute meistern wir viele Karten!
  • Typische Tamariz Karten
  • Tag 5 - Wir kommen zum Ende!
  • Alle Karten in der Übersicht
Also published here 2012 Tamariz Legesystem in 5 Tagen 5
Alexander de Cova Abschließende Tipps zum Üben
2012 Tamariz Legesystem in 5 Tagen 25
Alexander de Cova Cloth Peg Switch as folded prediction is pulled off cloth pin
2013 Magia Demente 119
Alexander de Cova Natürlich geht es weiter
Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 3
Alexander de Cova, Paul Sommersguter Paul Sommersguter
Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 5
Alexander de Cova Parabloxx paper box used to take props from it, at the end a final load it taken out that fills it completely
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 15
Alexander de Cova Shaxon-Umschlag II with stack of envelopes à la Alan Shaxon
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 19
Alexander de Cova Geldschein in Seil borrowed bill travels inside a rope, using Joshua Jay corner concept
Inspired byAlso published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 21
Alexander de Cova Der Kristallhäftling card vanishes from deck and appears in handkerchief-covered glass
Inspired by Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 24
Alexander de Cova Das Doublieren
  • Grundlegendes
  • Das eigentliche Doublieren
Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 27
Alexander de Cova Tuch durch Mikrofonständer silk through microphone stand, ungaffed
Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 30
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 4) 32
Alexander de Cova Sonderheft zur MMC collection of items from the first four issues
Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 3
Alexander de Cova, Thorsten Strotmann Thorsten Strotmann und seine Magic Lounge in Stuttgart
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 4
Alexander de Cova The (W)hole Trick signed card appears visibly between two sandwich cards, the top of which has a hole, twirl change
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 13
Alexander de Cova Raffinesse zum versiegelten Kuvert on loading envelope with slit
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 19
Alexander de Cova Bällchen growing sponge ball, another one transforms into little ones
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 21
Alexander de Cova Sponge Ball Vanish in Clear Bag several sponge balls vanish in transparent plastic bag, using back-of-hand gimmick
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 22
Alexander de Cova Das Tuch in Apfel mal ganz anders signed silk vanishes from rolled-up paper and appears inside apple
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 25
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (1) on misdirection
  • Etwas zur Geschichte
  • Definition
  • Raus mit der Miss aus Misdirektion
  • Direktion
  • Der Regisseur
  • Das Direction Kit
  • Das S.H. SHARPE System
  • Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Aktive Techniken zur Ablenkung
  • Passive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Passive Techniken zum Ablenken
Also published here Feb. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue Sondererausgabe MMC) 29
Alexander de Cova Her mit den Büchern ...
Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 3
Alexander de Cova Alaisdair McCova interview with his alter ego Alaisdair McCova
Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 5
Alexander de Cova Rosediction price of rose predicted on its price tag
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 20
Alexander de Cova Benson Bowl Moves holding a sponge ball out under edge of bowl
  • Die schottische Variante
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 23
Alexander de Cova, Roy Benson Verschwindegriff details on the Benson vanish
Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 25
Alexander de Cova Fly with the Eagles no pull, ring vanishes from jewel case and appears on stuffed animal
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 28
Alexander de Cova Ringomatic ring penetrates on rope when middle of rope is lowered down into hat where ring is in glass, repeat
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 31
Alexander de Cova Karte IST Zigarette cigarette in mouth transforms into rolled, signed selection, Tom Mullica effect
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 36
Alexander de Cova Cigarette Switch
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 37
Alexander de Cova Action Switch with bills or wallet, as monte climax
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 38
Alexander de Cova Ein Straßentisch table with wheels for street magic
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 39
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (3): Die 30-cm-Regel on the principle that the spectator has to decide on which hand to watch as soon as they are more than 30 cm apart
Also published here Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 40
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
Mar. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 5) 42
Alexander de Cova Alles neu macht der Mai on Real Secrets, DRM
May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 3
Alexander de Cova Mein Zetteltausch
  • Der McCova Billet Switch
Also published here May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 6
Alexander de Cova Free-Cut-Addition crossing hands
Also published here May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 9
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zum Forcierspiel von Al Koran 1-0-1 force principle used on backs, with names on backs
  • Das OSKAR-Spiel
Also published here May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 12
Alexander de Cova Killer-Kiwi bill in kiwi
  • Für Table-Hopper
  • Die Table-Hopping Sequenz
  • Die Meridian-Technik (Mark Elsdon)
Also published here May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 14
Alexander de Cova Der Austauschgriff switch for kiwi, ball, or similar
Also published here May 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 6) 15
Alexander de Cova Alle zwei Jahre (wieder)
June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 3
Alexander de Cova Beancounter III predicting the number of beans or peanuts in a large bowl, with cloth pin switch
Inspired byVariationsAlso published here June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 5
Alexander de Cova Wäscheklammeraustausch cloth pin switch
June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 9
Alexander de Cova Der Bibel-Buchtest bible book test, number range force and multiple out prediction
Related toAlso published here June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 11
Alexander de Cova Meine Handhabung für das Ringtuch handling for silk with sewn-in ring
Also published here June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 14
Alexander de Cova Vitamin B signed paper to plastic tube
Also published here June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 17
Alexander de Cova Die Lupe ring to envelope, leather nail care set instead of classic loading wallet
Also published here June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 23
Alexander de Cova Die Kunst der Ablenkung (4): Aktive Techniken zum Tarnen und Verschleiern
  • Autorität
    • Die Vito Lupo Einstellung
  • Leichtigkeit
    • Mike Ammars Gesetz (Michael Ammar)
  • Überzeugung
  • Aufrichtigkeit
    • Christoph Borers Strategie
    • Die Markus-Beldig-Finte
  • Das erste Axiom der Ablenkung
June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 25
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
June 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 7) 31
Alexander de Cova Ein neuer I.B.M. Ring
July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 3
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zur Straßenzauberei
  • Charakter
    • Kostüm
  • Requisiten
    • Der Tisch
    • Die Pouch
  • Die Tricks
    • Stegreifzauberei
    • Opener
    • Stille Manipulation
    • Musik
    • Der Banenentrick
    • Seilroutinen
    • Das Doppelte Lottchen
    • Das Becherspiel
    • Tuchfärbung
    • Multi Pip Card
    • Slydini Tücherknoten
    • Münzentricks
  • Der Hut
    • Ein Gag zum Einsammeln
    • Mein letzter Tipp
Also published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 5
Alexander de Cova Abschlussladung mit einer Pouch final load choreography with pouch
Also published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 13
Alexander de Cova Ballydesmond Polka - Director’s Cut instruction game with glasses and whiskey
Inspired byAlso published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 23
Alexander de Cova Revolver "Ein natürlich aussehendes Münzverschwinden"
coin vanish, starts by turning coin over between fingers of both hands multiple times
Also published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 27
Alexander de Cova Ein Halter für die Daumenspitze holder for thumb tip
Also published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 30
Alexander de Cova Stab in the Dark mate of free selection is stabbed by performer
Inspired byAlso published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 31
Alexander de Cova Die Bottom Palm
Also published here July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 33
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
July 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 8) 36
Alexander de Cova Regie in der Magie
Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 3
Alexander de Cova Gedanken zur Regie in der Zauberei on working with a director
  • Über eine Theaterproduktion
    • Das Drehbuch
    • Die Theatercrew
    • Die Inszenierung
  • Regisseur - ja oder nein?
    • Der Regisseur nimmt einem die Arbeit ab
    • Die eigene Sichtweise verändert sich
    • Regisseure kosten Geld
    • Disziplin ist angesagt und Vertrauen
    • Ein Regisseur ist kein Zauberer
  • Das Drehbuch
    • Woher die Idee?
    • Der Titel des Stücks
    • Der Plot
    • Zuschauer wollen Emotionen
    • Konflikt
  • Drehbuchsoftware Celtx
  • Stage Blocking
  • zur Trickgestaltung
    • Die fünf Schritte der Täuschung
    • Den Effekt betonen
  • Der Programmablauf
    • Das Vaudeville-System
    • Eröffnung
    • Humor
    • Mittelteil
    • Feature
    • Schluss
    • Klaviermethode
  • Requisiten
    • Grundausstattung für Requisiten
    • Der generische Fundus
    • Was sind „generische“ Requisiten?
    • Die schwarzen Schachteln
  • Checklisten
    • Checkliste: Fitzkee Audience Appeals
    • Checkliste: Erfolg des Stücks
  • Literaturtipp
Also published here Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 5
Alexander de Cova Der Federgag giant metal spring is shaken out of non-working ballpoint pen
Also published here Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 18
Alexander de Cova Fluke II number named, card shown reversed in one deck, it matches card at that number in second deck
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 19
Alexander de Cova Der Ballettaustausch as billet is dropped into a glass
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 21
Alexander de Cova Die Lowe-Palmage
Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 23
Walt Lees Ringmaster ends of ropes are sticking out of a bag, spectators pull out ropes except one, the last one has a finger ring knotted onto its end
  • Die Alexander de Cova Variante (bill instead of ring)
VariationsAlso published here
  • Peter Duffie's e-book Mindblasters
Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 24
Alexander de Cova Die Alexander de Cova Variante ends of ropes are sticking out of a bag, spectators pull out ropes except one, the last one has a rolled-up bill knotted onto its end
Inspired by Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 25
Alexander de Cova Blankovorhersage prediction on blank card in glass, free selection put with it into glass, both match
  • BONUS-Routine (repeat with clean-up)
Also published here Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 26
Alexander de Cova Magician Fooler every second card marked on face
Inspired byAlso published here Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 29
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
Aug. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 9) 31
Alexander de Cova Taschenspielereien
Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 3
Alexander de Cova Der Kartentrick übers Internet card chosen, spectator goes on a website on which he sees a video that ends with that card, can be different at next performance
  • Die Force
  • Die Zusatzidee (QR code)
  • Abschließende Bemerkungen
Inspired by
  • "Worldwide Card Trick" (Steve Fearson, download)
Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 5
Alexander de Cova Der springende Punkt design duplication with x-ray blank deck
  • Die Alternative ohne Präparation
Inspired by
  • Patrik Kuffs DVD
Also published here
Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 8
Alexander de Cova Meine Handhabung der Linking Cards using only one card, making one loop out of each half
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 13
Alexander de Cova Geldscheine zu Karten stack of bills transforms into deck of playing cards, incomplete faro
Inspired by
  • Steve Dusheck method
Also published here
Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 25
Alexander de Cova Daley’s Multiple Shift Control
Inspired byAlso published here Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 29
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
Sep. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 10) 33
Alexander de Cova DIRTY LECTURE Tour gestartet!
Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 3
Alexander de Cova Eine Routine mit den Geistertafeln name appears on slate from scrambled letters
Inspired byAlso published here Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 5
Alexander de Cova Brandt Zwieback borrowed watch travels into box of Zwieback bread
Also published here Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 11
Alexander de Cova Hofzinser trifft auf Patrick Page two cards travel into wallet, Larsen/Wright/Sellers stab forcing gaff for two cards
Also published here Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 16
Alexander de Cova Der Purse Switch switching purse as it is closed
Also published here Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 18
Alexander de Cova Mein Extraktor card placed inside cased deck can easily be accessed and removed when pocketing case
Inspired by
  • Abstractor, marketed item, Alakazam
Also published here
Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 20
Alexander de Cova Wiener Magische Skripten
Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 24
Alexander de Cova Al Koran Newspaper Prediction binary tearing and counting
Also published here Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 25
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
Oct. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 11) 31
Alexander de Cova Basteln oder kaufen?
Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 3
Alexander de Cova Boxed signed bill vanishes and reappears inside lighter that is inside a rubber-banded pack of cigarettes
Related toAlso published here Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 5
Alexander de Cova Flamethrower Match large flame appears on lighted match, match given out, tube with gas
Inspired by
  • "Flamethrower Match" (John Kennedy)
Also published here
Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 12
Alexander de Cova Addendum zu den Geistertafeln double-writing chalk into two colors
Also published here Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 16
Alexander de Cova Das Geldglas glass full with coins, coins transform into any other object, printed inside sleeve simulates coins
Also published here Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 18
Alexander de Cova Peter Duffies Kartenspiel Austausch cut cover
  • Zur Technik
  • Die Ausgangsposition
  • Die Feinheit
  • Die Slydini Philosophie
  • Die Cover-up Action
Inspired by
  • Deck Switch, Peter Duffie, Move Mastery 2
Also published here
Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 22
Alexander de Cova SHAXON Peek Device Alan Shaxon style envelope for peeking
Also published here Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 27
Alexander de Cova Geschichten aus dem Zauberkoffer
Nov. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 12) 33
Alexander de Cova Die mysteriöse 13. Ausgabe
Dec. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 13) 402
Alexander de Cova Traveller city and number predicted, Koran's newspaper force for one-ahead
Also published here Dec. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 13) 404
Alexander de Cova Wallet & Envelope Handling window wallet used for loading
Also published here Dec. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 13) 408
Alexander de Cova Erweiterung zu Boxed nest of boxes extension to "bill in zipper"
Related toAlso published here Dec. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 13) 412
Alexander de Cova Hofzinser in meiner Brieftasche signed card to wallet, incorporating letter cards that spell HOFZINSER and a picture of Hofzinser
Inspired by
  • Chip Kleiman & Peter Duffie routine in "Hooked on Cards"
Also published here
Dec. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 13) 413
Alexander de Cova Papierflieger paper plane tossed into audience, named number is printed in large numbers on the paper when unfolded, range force and index
Inspired by
  • Prof. Dr. Toni Forster routine from 1982
Also published here
Dec. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 13) 420
Alexander de Cova Ein Horror Kartentrick packet cut off and cased, performer divines number of cards blindfolded
Inspired byAlso published here Dec. 2013 New Avantgarde Magic (Issue 13) 430