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Theodore Annemann Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards! invisible deck presentation for any named card to pocket, no method 1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 12) 60
Theodore Annemann Remote Control odd-backed unknown card signed on back is chosen from face, red-blue sticky double backer see also "Remote Control Improved" (Orville Wayne Meyer, 1937),
"Once in a Life Time" (Jack Vosburgh, 1941),
"Impromptu Remote Control" (Edward Marlo & Theodore Annemann, 1964),
varied by "Remotely Possible" (Karl Fulves, 1996),
"The Three Roses" (Roberto Giobbi & Theodore Annemann, 2016),
also published as "Remote Control" (The Sphinx, July 1929)
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 121
Unknown Magnetic Mental Control odd-backed card placed in deck is found by spectator from faces, rough-smooth 1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 287
Unknown With Prearranged Pack - a. Memorized Deck card reversed in deck turns out to be any named card, ungaffed, stacked deck 1938 Greater Magic 339
Unknown Diachylon Thought Control named card has different back, rough smooth 1938 Greater Magic 497
Ralph W. Hull The Magnetic Mental Control using 2 decks, spectator names odd-backed card, using red-blue backed rough-smooth deck 1938 Greater Magic 533
Dai Vernon Brain Wave Deck brainwave 1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 49) 341
The Great Merlini* Red-Vibro spectator puts any card in envelope, performer spreads second deck, it has one odd-backed card - the same as in the envelope 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 56) 395
James G. Thompson Jr. Red and Blue Futurama free selection in predicted on odd-backed card and changes back color 1939 The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 61) 437
Al Baker A Super-Superprediction person names card which magician has transfered to another deck, roughed 1941 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Magical Ways and Means") 216
Arthur Punnar Prevision Proved named card is odd-backed, sticky odd-backed card 1942 Prepared Cards and Accessories 13
Tom Sellers Blue Sympathy named card reverses itself in second deck 1943 Magical Mixture 5
Nelson Hahne The Blue Intruder 1945 My Best 94
George G. Kaplan Coincidence? No. Prevision? Yes three decks, two shuffled and dealt face up, at one point same card appears at same position, this card is reversed in the third deck varied by "The "My Best" Coincidence" (Peter Kane, 1971) 1945 My Best 94
J. B. Bobo The Invisible Deck classic Invisible Deck 1947 Watch This One! 51
Paul Curry Mindreading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selected see also "Mind Reading?" (Paul Curry, 2001) 1947 The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 141) 568
George G. Kaplan & Dai Vernon The New Brain-Wave Deck ordinary deck, using hindu force varied by "The Brain Wave" (Robert Parrish, 1995) 1948 The Fine Art of Magic 165
Al Baker Unconscious Clairvoyance normal cards 1949 The Secret Ways of Al Baker (Section "Mental Magic") 341
Ken Krenzel & Don Costello Another Miracle ungaffed method 1949 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 171) 686
Jack McMillen & Charles Nyquist Pimpernel 1950 The Phoenix 151-200 (Issue 195) 779
Don Tanner Mental Opener brainwave deck with number cards, thought number is reversed 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 291) 1164
Hubert Lambert No Brainwave Brainwave gag version, ungaffed 1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 295) 1181
Edward Marlo X-Deck named card has an X on back see also "X Marks the Spot" (Edward Marlo, 1972),
varied by "Old Marlo - New Handle" (Edward Marlo & Allan Ackerman, 2005),
also published as "X-Deck" (Edward Marlo, 1956)
1953 The Phoenix 251 - 300 (Issue 296) 1182
Milbourne Christopher Postcard Prophesy chosen postcard is predicted, X on the back 1954 More One Man Mental Magic 12
Edward Marlo X-Deck named card has an X on back also published as "X-Deck" (Edward Marlo, 1953) 1956 The Best in Magic 120
Tony Corinda (2) Quadruplication one card is selected from a face up deck and signed, card is predicted with several ways, only odd back, written in an envelope and another odd card duplicate in performer's pocket. Routine includes the No-Gag (Maurice Fogel) 1958 Predictions 103
Dr. Stanley Jaks One Is Face Up spectator reverses a card in the deck and seals it, another spectator divines it, clever pre-show wording see also "Fabulous Concepts" (Al Mann, 1983) 1959 More Miracles in Mentalism 8
Lewis Ganson Brainwave by Telephone performing idea for the brainwave deck 1960 Magic of the Mind 50
Robert A. Nelson Brain Waves Deluxe "I knew you would select this card" written on back of named card 1961 Still More Miracles in Mentalism 15
Harry Lorayne Sympathetic Decks spectator find odd card from second deck (Lorayne Force), in second deck is found the mate 1962 Close-up Card Magic 172
Alex Elmsley Elmsley's Ultra Mental ungaffed see also "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 52
Edward Marlo Marlo's Handling Variation Brainweave see also "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Favorite Brainweave inspired by "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 58
Edward Marlo Never Miss Prediction free selection is reversed in second pack, faro hide-out 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 63
Edward Marlo Marlo's Brainwave one of ten thought of, this is reversed and odd-backed, faro fan 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 63
Edward Marlo Odd Thought spectator thinks of only odd-backed card in deck, no rough smooth, faro fan 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 65
Edward Marlo Easy Logical Procedure inspired by "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Edward Marlo Ultra Repeat with repeat phase and face-up/face-down challenge location as clean-up, retaining divided deck (odd/even) inspired by "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 69
Edward Marlo The Ultra Equivoce Brainweave, any card can be thought of inspired by "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964) 1964 Faro Controlled Miracles 71
William Terry Culpepper A Magical Reverse card selected in one deck becomes reversed in second deck, for force Psychomatic Deck is suggested 1965 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 6
Don Nielson & Karl Fulves Nightmare In Black freely selected and signed card, duplicate turns over in other deck, disappearing ink and "same deck" approach, see also p. 679 for reference see also Seven Circles (May 1931),
p. 160 for handling variation by Bruce Cervon,
p. 159 for reference to use of gaffed case by Roy Walton (A Scarf called Moebius)
1967 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 1) 131
Harry Riser Supreme Ultra Mental ungaffed, stacked 1968 Expert Card Conjuring 65
Alan Brown* Speak of the Devil initialed blue backed card wrapped in paper, card chosen from red deck turns out to be same blue-backed card 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 3 No. 10) 199
Karl Fulves Noel Babel column, Xmas edition, brainwave history 1968 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2) 228
John Howie Brainwave Bet odd-backed unkown card inserted in deck, spectator names correct card, clean-up anti-climax follows, red-blue double backer 1969 Epilogue (Issue 6) 41
Tony Kardyro Turnabout Supreme any card turned over, predicted in second deck, "secretly same deck" 1969 HEX! 90
Karl Fulves Brainwave Principle credit information 1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 5) 246
Ben Christopher* Blue Phantom two cards found blindfolded, one of them has different colored back inspired by "Divination of two Mentally Selected Cards" (E. G. Brown),
see also suggestion by Greg Moore on p. 314,
varied by "Blue Dice" (Marvin Johnson, 1970),
"Blue Phantom II" (Roy Walton, 1970),
"Visible Phantoms" (Edward Marlo, 1971)
1969 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 12) 287
Edward Marlo The Original R or B Phantom cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelope see also "Variation and Feat" (Charles Hudson, 1971) 1970 Hierophant (Issue 4) 204
Roy Walton Blue Phantom II two cards found, one of them has different colored back inspired by "Blue Phantom" (Ben Christopher*, 1969) 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 4) 321
Allan Ackerman Ultra Mental (Minimal Gaffus) 1971 The Esoterist 18
Edward Marlo Marlo's Brainwave Suggestion suggestion to Ackerman's "Ultra Mental" 1971 The Esoterist 20
Charles Hudson Variation and Feat cut-off packet counted in rest, faro placement, penelope inspired by "The Original R or B Phantom" (Edward Marlo, 1970) 1971 Hierophant (Section "5-6") 272
Eddie Fechter You Brain Me glimpse of reversed selection in deck 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 49
Mel Brown Brain-Stack free selection, duplicate reversed in other deck 1971 Expert Card Chicanery 51
Dr. Stanley Jaks Dr. Jaks suggestion brainwave with impression device preshow 1971 The Esoterist 19
Roy Johnson The Duplicator Button witch two decks, card selected by throwing dice 1971 Second Time Around 15
Robert (Bob) Hess* Joker Mental odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named card varied by "Joker, Jr." (Francis Haxton, 1971) 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 6) 416
Dai Vernon & Sam Leo Horowitz Mental Control red-backed card cut into blue deck, spectator names correct one, originally marketed in the 1930s, see also p. 504 for further information (Ed Marlo's Phantom Deck) 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 5th Folio) 449
Francis Haxton Joker, Jr. ungaffed method, odd-backed joker placed next to mate of named card, joker transforms into named card inspired by "Joker Mental" (Robert (Bob) Hess*, 1971) 1971 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 12) 462
Frank Garcia Eight Card Brain-Wave 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 38
Tony Binarelli Abracadabra three odd-backed cards are inserted in deck, spectator chooses just those cards face-up 1972 Card Cavalcade 119
Derek Dingle Double Stranger two decks, performer and spectator chose a card, they turn out to be the only odd-backed, for credits see page 142 1972 Epilogue (Section "15 (Part 1)") 119
Karl Fulves Applications - 3. of Side-Steal Placement, odd-backed card in deck turns out to be freely peeked at card 1972 Epilogue (Section "15 (Part 2)") 135
Edward Marlo Marlo's Phantom Deck red-blue rough-smooth deck
- First Effect: spectator stops at only odd-backed card, Open Prediction with backs
- Second Effect: thought of card has odd back
- Third Effect: touched card has odd back
1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 43
Unknown Face-up Classic Force any touched card is odd-backed 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 44
Edward Marlo Double Out named card is either missing or odd-backed 1972 Kabbala - Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 6) 45
Fred Kaps "Red" in Blue Deck 1972 Fred Kaps Lecture 7
Jay Weiler Brainwave Gag 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 7 No. 5) 504
Karl Fulves One Shot Brainwave riffle shuffling unroughed card next to named card, posed as a problem 1973 Riffle Shuffle Technique - Preliminary Notes on Part One 18
Jon Racherbaumer Humming with Hummer card at thought-of number signed on face, later it is the only odd-backed card with the thought-of number on its back 1973 Kabbala - Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 7) 55
Francis J. Baker* Alpha Card Act - First Trick (spectator choses card from one deck, performer from another, they match)
- Second Trick (spectator initials card on back, performer the Three of Hearts on face, but later the Nine of Hearts is initialed on face and on back)
- Third Trick (two cards reversed in two decks match)
1973 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 629
Edward Marlo In Case of a Miss spectator chooses odd-backed card via face-up spread force, based on different coatings 1974 The Unexpected Card Book 149
Karl Fulves Mind Wave cards are shuffled, rough and smooth ultra-mental deck 1974 Close-Up Mental Magic 53
Rick Johnsson & Jerry Mentzer Total Involvement from several cards spectator thinks of odd-backed card 1975 Card Cavalcade 3 143
Jon Racherbaumer Racherbaumer Note selection is only odd-backed card inspired by "The 999 Miracle" (Edward Marlo, 1975) 1975 Hierophant (Section "7 Resurrection Issue") 16
Edward Marlo In Case of a Miss might not work, then location 1975 Hierophant (Section "7 Resurrection Issue") 51
Roger Smith The Out of Sight Card Miracle "invisible deck" trick with verbal force of selection and ungaffed deck 1975 Smith's Mini-Lecture Notes No. 1 3
Philip T. Goldstein Tephramantic Brainwave card written on a piece of paper and burnt, ashes rubbed on an envelope and the name of the card appears, inside the envelope is a deck with the chosen card reversed, wax swami 1976 The Blue Book of Mentalism 8
Alan Shaxon The Nudist Brainwave Deck named card is the only card in the deck with a face 1976 Practical Sorcery 7
Nick Trost The Odd-colored Back Six face-up cards shown, spectator always picks the card with an odd colored back also published as "Eight-Card Brainwave" (Nick Trost, 1997) 1976 Subtle Card Magic: Part One 3
Karl Fulves Straight-Deck Brainwave named card has different back color, different approaches:
- Optica deck
- 104 thin cards in roughed pairs
- chemical backs
- gaffed mat
see also "Launch Pad" (Karl Fulves, 1975) 1976 Interlocutor (Issue 8) 29
Karl Fulves (4) Ships That Pass spectator mails a card to you and you on the same day a card to him, when envelopes are opened, the cards have transposed
- Variation A: cards are the same card
- Variation B: full decks are mailed with one reversed card
- Variation C: spectator mails a card to himself and it changes to another or has now performers signature
posed as problems
1976 Interlocutor (Issue 13) 49
Eric Mason Brainwave brainwave, triumph and deck transposes with an other deck as a kicker see also "Billet-Doux" (Eric Mason, 1977) 1977 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 1) 463
Karl Fulves A Child's Garden Of Problems twelve card problems in connection with sleeving 1977 Impromptu Holdouts 48
Allan Ackerman Double Ultra Mental two decks, spectator and performer each think of a card 1978 Here's My Card 50
Allan Ackerman A Closer Approach impromptu, variation on "Impromptu Ultra Mental" 1978 Here's My Card 49
Allan Ackerman & Bruce Cervon Impromptu Ultra Mental half pass version, see "Author's Note" for credit information see also "Gaffless Brainwave" (Karl Fulves, 1981),
"Author's Note" (Allan Ackerman, 1994),
varied by "Jiscemah" (Tyler Wilson, 2010)
1978 Here's My Card 47
Ross Bertram The "Brain-Wave" Deck double ended card case for extraction both ways 1978 Magic and Methods of Ross Bertram 161
Paul Harris Invisible Rising Card ungaffed method for Invisible Deck 1978 Las Vegas Close-Up 58
Edward Marlo The Covered Thought thought of card has differend back color 1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 115
Ted Biet & Alex Elmsley Pres"sure" Location inferior handling inspired by "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1979 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 181
Karl Fulves Notes ungaffed brainwave type approach 1979 Card Under Glass 84
Karl Fulves Clipping named seven turns over in cased deck 1979 Card Under Glass 93
Jerry K. Hartman Brainwave Dectet ten-card brainwave, "embellished Hamman Count" see also "Sixtet" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1980) 1979 The Chronicles (Issue 22) 1284
Karl Fulves Brainstorm III effect with full deck outlined, no method given see also "Brainstorm" (Karl Fulves & Father Cyprian & Sam Schwartz, 1978) 1979 Interlocutor (Issue 31) 122
Edward Marlo Double Odd Thought two deck brainwave, thought of card is odd backed 1980 Marlo's Magazine Volume 4 276
Jon Racherbaumer The Blue Intruder Strikes Again! spectator choses only blue card in red back, using brainwave deck 1980 Hierophant (Section "The Last Hierophant") 56
Roger Crosthwaite Partial Brainwave invisible dice, partial gaffed 1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 10) 929
Andrew Galloway A Regular Brainwave 1980 Diverting Card Magic 41
Ken De Courcy Brainwave short routining suggestion 1980 Super Spell 8
Jerry K. Hartman Sixtet with packet and false count, card is not reversed, only odd-backed see also "Brainwave Dectet" (Jerry K. Hartman, 1979) 1980 The Chronicles (Issue 27) 1333
Karl Fulves Mind Control handling variation of gaffed deck 1981 Side Steal 17
Richard Kaufman Impromptu Blankwave blank deck contains only named card, inspired by Jon Racherbaumer's "Blankwave" (Kabbala) 1981 Cardworks 21
Karl Fulves & J. W. Sarles Fan Optics from a fanned deck, thought of card has different back color 1981 Fourcast 9
Karl Fulves Alter Ego same gaffed case as in "Nightmare in Black" 1981 Milennium Aces 39
Karl Fulves Gaffless Brainwave sorted red/black stack see also "Impromptu Ultra Mental" (Allan Ackerman & Bruce Cervon, 1978),
"Riding the Wave" (Scott Robinson, 1993),
"The Invisible Deck" (Michael Close & Allan Ackerman, 1996)
1981 Milennium Aces 44
Karl Fulves Cull Substitute cutting action, ungaffed 1981 Milennium Aces 45
Edward Marlo Cased-in Brain-wave lap index 1982 Card Finesse 164
Russell T. Barnhart Anytime Ultra-Mental 1982 The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 91
Juan Tamariz & Verne Chesbro & James G. Thompson Jr. Mental Blockbuster Prediction two packs, magician reverses card in one, then spectator in other deck, they match, repeat, Brainwave & Multeffect Cards 1982 Pabular (Vol. 7 No. 3) 1006
Thomas Alan Waters Twinkey named card is shuffled face up in the deck, same card is reversed in second pack and the card above the reversed card is the same as well as in the shuffled pack 1982 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Deckalogue") 216
Harry Lorayne & Ken Krenzel Tidal Wave impromptu brainwave, one deck used as two decks, 4 applications, see credit corrections on pages 834, 864, 1092 inspired by "Brain Waived" (Jon Racherbaumer & Lee Freed, 1984) 1983 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 5) 769
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Ultra Mental using "Sans Index" principle see also "Sans Index" (Dai Vernon, 1988) 1983 Marlo's Plus Package 62
Thomas Alan Waters Namewave 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Psychl") 487
Thomas Alan Waters Windecks card is selected and number written on it, in a second deck the card is found reversed and the number is written on it 1983 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Psychl") 499
Allan Slaight Third Wave two phase routine, Menetekel Deck, Ultra Mental Deck see also "Tidal Wave" (Harry Lorayne & Ken Krenzel, 1983) 1984 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 12) 1002
Jon Racherbaumer & Lee Freed Brain Waived signed card travels in second odd-backed deck, interesting method, see credit correction on page lxix inspired by "Tidal Wave" (Harry Lorayne & Ken Krenzel, 1983) 1984 The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Summer Extra) 221
Jerry Sadowitz Sparrows Tears spectator touches four cards: kings, 4 other selections turn out to have red backs, back color switches places then 1984 Cards Hit 37
Pascal Monmoine Brainwave 1984 Pabular (Vol. 8 No. 6) 1233
Mike Bornstein Miniature Mindreading Miracle though of card, wrong card changes into miniature brainwave deck 1985 Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 5) 1060
Thomas Alan Waters Longwave ten cards, selected one is different to the other inspired by "The Red Card Prediction" (1959) 1985 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "Myxtyr") 649
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer 1985 FISM Madrid 1985 1
Greg Eanes Siliwave spectator turns one card over behind back and places it in the center of the deck, it's the only red backed card 1985 The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 11) 179
Unknown Have You Thought of a Card? thought-of card has different back, with details to psychological stop force 1985 The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 5) 6
Jay Sankey & Peter Cork Invisible Companion two decks openly used 1986 Sankey Panky 46
Edward Marlo Not All Psychological spectator stops at odd backed card 1986 Thirty Five Years Later 42
Ben Harris Singular Brainwave Named card shown to have odd back 1986 Killer Klose-Up 28
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer 1986 Mix '86 3
David Regal Self Evident 1987 Star Quality - The Magic of David Regal 151
Karl Fulves Little Red Encore Brainwave deck is assembled with faro in front of audience 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 37
Karl Fulves Blue is the Color named card is predicted with odd-backed card 1987 Riffle Shuffle Methods 39
John C. Wagner Non-Gaffed Ultra Mental as an out for estimation effects 1987 The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 105
Thomas Alan Waters & Dr. Stanley Jaks Trumpwave brainwave deck with tarot cards 1987 Mind, Myth & Magick (Section "T.A.R.O.T.") 788
Darwin Ortiz Do as I Did two packs see also "Copy Cat!" (Verne Chesbro & James G. Thompson Jr., 1940),
"Ultra-Mental Deck Routine Handling" (Ken Simmons, 1990)
1988 Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 140
Edward Marlo Elimiracle card chosen in one deck matches to reversed card in second deck 1988 Marlo's Magazine Volume 6 145
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer 1988 Das Phil Goldstein Seminar 6
Eugene Burger The DevilĀ“s Deck both sides of deck are freely shown 1989 The Experience of Magic 125
Karl Fulves & Don Nielsen Discerned Data odd-backed Mental Discernment, OOSOOM, one of 9, posed as problem 1989 Prototype 23
Ken Krenzel & Jerry Andrus Naturalized Brainwave ungaffed, method inspired by Jerry Andrus' "Surprise Reverse" (Andrus Deals You In) 1990 Close-up Impact! 85
Philip T. Goldstein Drop Contrast only red-backed card in blue-backed deck is found by spectator, red/blue double backer 1990 NYCANOTES 5
Philip T. Goldstein B'Wave four cards, only named queen is reversed others are blank 1991 Music City Conclave 1992 Notes 3
Pino Pan & Christoph Borer Die einsame Rote one of twelve cards is selected, it's the only red card, with dice force 1991 Risque 23
Christoph Borer Plastic Thought named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bag also published as "Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2000),
"Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2006),
"Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2010)
1991 Magie 3
Edward Marlo Not All Psychological spectator stops at odd backed card 1992 Card Finesse II 245
Edward Marlo Ungaffed Ultra Mental memorized deck, edge marks 1992 Card Finesse II 265
Edward Marlo Any Deck Brain-Wave pocket index 1992 The Olram File (Issue 11) 2
Edward Marlo Invisible Deck ungaffed deck, pocket index 1992 The Olram File (Issue 11) 2
Edward Marlo Not All Psychological spectator stops at odd backed card see also "Not All Psychological" (Edward Marlo, 1986) 1993 Simplicity at Your Fingertips 4
Scott Robinson Riding the Wave mentally selected card is found reversed in the deck, three different handlings see also "Gaffless Brainwave" (Karl Fulves, 1981),
"The Invisible Deck" (Michael Close & Allan Ackerman, 1996)
1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 842
Steve Beam & Scott Robinson Color Wave with different colored back 1993 The Trapdoor - Volume Two (Issue 47) 845
Dan Garrett The Brainwave Connection routine and presentation for Brainwave Deck 1993 The Minotaur (Vol. 5 No. 2) 5
Allan Ackerman 25 Year Old Brainwave ungaffed 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 120
Allan Ackerman & Edward Marlo Marlo's Double Brainwave Update ungaffed 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 71
Harold Cataquet But Wait! card is cut to face up, predicited, different back, rest blank 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 2) 2321
Alex Elmsley Brainweave Ackerman's Opener 1994 Las Vegas Kardma 100
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave varied by "Elmsley's Ultra Mental" (Alex Elmsley, 1964),
"Mental Five" (Dai Vernon, 1985),
"Brainweave" (James Swain & Alex Elmsley, 1996),
also published as "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1997)
1994 The Collected Works of Alex Elmsley - Volume 2 338
Philip T. Goldstein Twoltra two cards chosen from face-up/face-down shuffled deck, predicted in second deck 1994 Thabbatical 90
Karl Fulves Sacked Notes multiple cards variation of "Sacked", problem of having named card in paper back with odd back see also "Sacked" (Karl Fulves, 1994) 1994 Crooked Tales 12
Gene Maze MindBreaker spectator choses card in blue-backed deck, rest changes to red cards, inverted Brainwave 1994 Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 76
Peter Duffie Two Decks But With a Single Thought two prepared decks 1995 Duffie's Card Compulsions 209
David Regal Your really can change your Mind! using two regular decks 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 1) 2458
Robert Parrish The Brain Wave ungaffed, Hindu forcing odd-backed card inspired by "The New Brain-Wave Deck" (George G. Kaplan & Dai Vernon, 1948) 1995 Great Tricks Revisited 58
John Riggs The Double Cross four cards on table, selected one is reversed 1995 The Magic of John Riggs 45
Gene Maze Hello Stranger named card has different back, ungaffed 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 3) 2625
Jeff Sheridan Six Wave presentation for the Invisible Deck 1996 The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 55
Paul Harris Invisible Rising Card ungaffed method for Invisible Deck 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Section "Las Vegas Close-Up") 207
Paul Harris Membrane spectator selects card with mark on back, mark on back is transfered onto card case 1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 3 (Section "New Stuff") 41
Michael Close & Edward Marlo Red Blue Mama Fooler sticky tape 1996 Workers Number 5 88
Michael Close Memorized Mama Fooler method with memorized deck and sticky card 1996 Workers Number 5 91
Michael Close & Allan Ackerman The Invisible Deck ungaffed, memorized deck see also "Gaffless Brainwave" (Karl Fulves, 1981),
"Riding the Wave" (Scott Robinson, 1993),
varied by "Jiscemah" (Tyler Wilson, 2010)
1996 Workers Number 5 138
Karl Fulves Remotely Possible spectator thinks of odd-backed card, ungaffed, psychological force inspired by "Remote Control" (Theodore Annemann, 1937),
"Riffle and Think" (J. W. Sarles, 1996)
1996 Blocking Off 10
John Scarne Block Release free selection, odd-backed duplicate is in deck, riffle shuffle method 1996 Blocking Off 73
Karl Fulves The Block Trap card named, it appears between two red aces on deck and has odd back 1996 Blocking Off 100
Karl Fulves Universal Stranger known odd-backed card placed in deck, open prediction procedure, other card found, odd-backed changed into this one, faro placement 1996 13 Prophets 37
Karl Fulves Department of Corrections red-backed card in blue-backed deck, spectator deals face-up and turns one card face-dwon, it's blue, rest changes to red inspired by "Remote Control" (Annemann) 1996 13 Prophets 42
Karl Fulves Naming The Stranger inspired by "Stop" (Theodore Annemann, 1939) 1996 13 Prophets 47
Karl Fulves Naming The Stranger spectator cuts behind his back and turns pile over, first card is odd-backed and named one 1996 13 Prophets 58
Steve Bedwell Shake, Shuffle, and Twist invisible deck / Triumph combo also published as "Shake Shuffle and Twist" (Steve Bedwell, 1998 ca.) 1996 The Trapdoor - Volume Three (Issue 61) 1174
James Swain & Alex Elmsley Brainweave follow up with Play It Straight type effect inspired by "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1996 Miracles with Cards 84
Larry Jennings The Wrong Place at the Right Time named card is odd-backed, three versions 1997 Jennings '67 124
Nick Trost Duo Brainwave no rough/smooth inspired by "Ultra Brainwave Deck" (Patrick Page, Abracadabra, May 1982) 1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 180
Nick Trost Eight-Card Brainwave First published as "The Odd-Colored Back" (The New Tops) see also "Eight BW Plus Two" (R. Paul Wilson, 2015),
also published as "The Odd-colored Back" (Nick Trost, 1976)
1997 The Card Magic of Nick Trost 199
Alex Elmsley Brainweave ungaffed handling of Brainwave, updated handling also published as "Brainweave" (Alex Elmsley, 1994) 1997 Alex Is At It Again (Section "") 20
Steve Bedwell Shake Shuffle and Twist invisible deck / Triumph combo also published as "Shake, Shuffle, and Twist" (Steve Bedwell, 1996) 1998 ca. Flexing and Twisting 3
Eugene Burger Brain-Waved both sides of the deck can be displayed 2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 72
Eugene Burger Brain-Waved Again another version 2000 Mastering the Art of Magic 75
Christoph Borer Cosmos named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bag also published as "Plastic Thought" (Christoph Borer, 1991),
"Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2006)
2000 Anam Cara 19
Paul Curry Mind Reading? red backed card is put into blue deck, this card is selected see also "Mindreading?" (Paul Curry, 1947) 2001 Paul Curry's Worlds Beyond 284
Paul Cummins Beating the Heat half pass version, two decks 2002 FASDIU II 28
David Regal An Odd Decision named card is odd-backed 2002 Constant Fooling 2 79
Christoph Borer Die Kartenlegerin chosen card has pentagram on back also published as "Kartenlegerin" (Christoph Borer, 2006) 2002 Anam Cara auf Zirkeltour 2002 14
Nicholas Einhorn Brainwaved ungaffed 2004 World Tour Lecture Notes - Set 1 6
Karl Fulves Seven Sees spectator removes seven cards and signs one, they're inserted in rubber banded deck, selection pops out and has odd back 2004 Under Tension 25
Edward Marlo & Allan Ackerman Old Marlo - New Handle named card has an X on back, see Marlo's X-Deck (The Best in Magic, p. 120) inspired by "X-Deck" (Edward Marlo, 1953) 2005 Ackerman 2004 21
Christoph Borer Cosmos named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bag also published as "Plastic Thought" (Christoph Borer, 1991),
"Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2000),
"Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2010)
2006 Compilation 110
Christoph Borer Kartenlegerin chosen card has pentagram on back also published as "Die Kartenlegerin" (Christoph Borer, 2002) 2006 Compilation 141
Bill Abbott Invisible Origins Revealed credit information on the "Invisible Deck" presentation by Eddie Fields see also "Wanted - A Card Routine Without Cards!" (Theodore Annemann, 1935) 2008 Cocktail Card Magic 21
Bill Abbott & Joe Berg Ultra-Mental Mingling three presentations for cocktail reception environments
- The Joe Berg Original
- The Cocktail Psychic Presentation
- Cellular Telepathy
2008 Cocktail Card Magic 26
Bill Abbott & Dr. Stanley Jaks The Princess and the Pea stand-up story presentation 2008 Cabaret Card Magic 10
Tyler Wilson Jiscemah named triumph, with finesse, memorized deck inspired by "Impromptu Ultra Mental" (Allan Ackerman & Bruce Cervon, 1978) 2010 Reinventing the Real 146
John Guastaferro Truth in Advertising spectator selects only printed card in blank deck, then back of selection changes and blank-printed-situation reverses 2010 One Degree 3
Christoph Borer Cosmos named card is found to be the only card with different colored back, deck in plastic bag see also "Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2000),
also published as "Plastic Thought" (Christoph Borer, 1991),
"Cosmos" (Christoph Borer, 2006)
2010 Aspekte der psychologischen Force 21
Roberto Giobbi Behind-the-Back Switch with presentational ploys
- Here's Your Card!
- The Visible Invisible Deck
- Demonstration
varied by "The Pocket-to-Pocket Switch" (Roberto Giobbi, 2013),
also published as "Behind the Back Deck Switch" (Steve Beam, 1990)
2013 The Art of Switching Decks 33
Roberto Giobbi The Imaginary Deck card selected from invisible deck is found, or found reversed, ... 2013 The Art of Switching Decks 42
R. Paul Wilson Eight BW Plus Two Variation on Nick Trost's Eight Card Brainwave effect. varied by "Eight-Card Brainwave" (Nick Trost, 1997) 2015 Semi-Automatic Card Tricks - Volume 9 126
Roberto Giobbi & Theodore Annemann The Three Roses red-backed card put in blue-backed deck, deck in glass, card named in three stages, it's odd-backed card inspired by "Remote Control" (Theodore Annemann, 1937) 2016 Standup Card Magic 166
Andy (The Jerx) Dream Weavers Brainwave effect dressed up as magician meeting spectator in their dreams - red card found reversed in blue deck sealed in envelope, and vice versa 2016 The Jerx 109