Written by Mike Maxwell

Work of John C. Wagner

164 pages (Hardcover), published by L&L Publishing
Illustrated with drawings by Tom Gagnon.
Language: English

(83 entries)


Creators Title Comments & References Page Categories
John C. Wagner Introduction iii
Mike Maxwell Preface iv
Larry Jennings Foreword v
John C. Wagner Entertainment Tacks 1
John C. Wagner A Control anglejogging 1
Bruce Elliott, Jerry K. Hartman Double Turnover Reverse 2
John C. Wagner Bandorama selection spins from banded deckVariations 6
John C. Wagner Jumbo Torn and Restored Card jumbo card versionInspired by 10
John C. Wagner Prediction Out Of This World impromptu, mistakes predicted 16
John C. Wagner, Ralph W. Hull Whispering Wagner two thought of cards are found, inspired by a Hull effect from The Talisman 20
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Super Closer aces produced, lost and spelt to, deck sorted in suits as climaxRelated to 23
Ian Baxter Ace Cutting 24
Gene Finnell Free Cut Principle 25
John C. Wagner Thoughts on the Gambler's Cop 29
John C. Wagner Change Over Palm left hand cop to right hand classic palm and back 30
John C. Wagner Twisted Underground Transposition Variations 34
S. W. Erdnase, John C. Wagner Erdnase Break small packet 34
Bob Veeser, Dai Vernon Veeser Concept Handling 34
John C. Wagner, Edward Marlo Omni Twist Collectors twisting sequence with kings, then they are placed on deck and collect selections 38
Dai Vernon The Vernon Transfer 39
John C. Wagner Buckle Displacement small packet 41
Dan Tong Pad Spread 42
John C. Wagner Twisted Collectors II 44
Edward Marlo ATFUS 44
Charles T. Jordan Jordan Count 45
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Fabulous Four Ace Routine 46
Karl Fulves Heavy Mexican mexican turnover as table spread is turned overRelated to 50
John C. Wagner The Fab Four Revisited 51
Edward Marlo Simple Shift 51
John C. Wagner J.C. on Collins Aces 54
Larry Jennings Rub a Dub Dub Vanish tip 56
Unknown Wedge Break Transfer 57
John C. Wagner The Assembly 60
Juan Tamariz, Gordon Bruce Outjog Subtlety here credited to vernon 61
Dai Vernon Optical Swindle 63
Morris Loewy Loewy Palm from double 66
Jerry K. Hartman Secret Subtraction Variation 67
John C. Wagner Honest John's Cards Across ace assembly with cards across presentation 69
Unknown Three as Ace Misshow 71
John C. Wagner J.C.'s Collins Kings 72
John C. Wagner Poor Man's Matrix jumbo coin finale 79
Derek Dingle, Al Schneider Pick-Up Move 81
John C. Wagner Knock on Wood four coins 86
John C. Wagner, Ross Bertram, Tenkai Ishida Wagner Clink Pass 88
John C. Wagner Han Ping Chien from Heel Clip 90
John C. Wagner The Real 2 Copper 1 Silver routine for Two Copper/One Silver or copper/silver/brass setRelated to 92
John C. Wagner Estimation #1 spectator thinks of card in ribbon spread deck 97
John C. Wagner, Dai Vernon Estimation #2 Inspired by 99
John C. Wagner The Card Under the Drink 101
Frank Thompson Bottom Slip Cut injog preparation 102
John C. Wagner, Edward Marlo Variation of a Marlo Bottom Palm 102
John C. Wagner Non-Gaffed Ultra Mental as an out for estimation effects 105
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Spread Cull 106
Paul Harris Spread Switch 107
Larry Jennings Variation of Paul Harris' Spread Switch 108
John C. Wagner The Wagnerian Miracle spectator cuts anywhere and remembers bottom card, performer names position, estimation 109
John C. Wagner, Peter Kane Factory Misprints four blank cards are printedInspired by
  • Peter Kane's "Blank Amazement"
John C. Wagner Gypsy Curse Variation adding phases from Emerson&West's Color Monte and Martin Lewis' Sidewalk Shuffle 116
Edward Marlo 3 Way Move 117
Theodore Annemann, Henry Christ Alignment Move 118
Brother John Hamman Flushtration Move 118
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 facersInspired by
  • "Ghost Deal" (Martin Lewis, 1972, marketed effect)
Carmen D'Amico D'Amico Shift 122
John C. Wagner Royally Wild seven jokers change into mates of selection, then into royal flush, ungaffedInspired by 129
John C. Wagner, Brother John Hamman Flushtration Count Handling 129
Larry Jennings Simplex L.J. Switch context (also Tom Gagnon's Packet Vanish) 131
Dai Vernon Through the Fist Flourish 132
Henry Christ Christ Twist 134
John C. Wagner The Wagner Switch 135
John C. Wagner Simplex Lie Speller six card set-up 138
John C. Wagner Would I Lie to You? seven card packet is programmed to find selection, mates are found as wellRelated to 141
John C. Wagner The Revelation two wrong cards are face up in deck and trap selection 143
John C. Wagner, Jim Ryan Transpojuxtaposition two cards are found but placed in front of wrong spectator, transpositionInspired by 145
John C. Wagner Up-Standing Triumph 147
John C. Wagner Triumph #999 150
Dai Vernon Vernon Triumph Shuffle with block transfer 150
John C. Wagner Royal Detectives card from sandwich into deck 153
Paul Harris Snap Count two as three 155
Edward Victor The Eye Count 155
Alex Elmsley Hand Washing Vanish 156
John C. Wagner Tri-Mi-Way selection to pocket climax 157
Edward Marlo Double Deal Turnover small packet 158
John C. Wagner Sweepstack two phasesInspired by 161