198 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Single Card / Back
  
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Tom Bowyer Publicity Trick back of business card with playing card back changes color
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Dr. Jacob Daley Use for Score Card changes into regular card
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 110
Unknown A Color Change back of chosen card changes, short card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 311
Unknown Reversed Color Surprise card reverses and changes back color, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 110
Unknown Diachylon Super Color Change card found with think stop procedure, back changes, sticky card
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 110
Frank Lane Double Backed Card Routine back of selection changes, ambitious card phase, count-down phase, card reverses, double index gaff and double backer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 118
Dai Vernon Chameleon Backs two odd-backed cards, back color transposes, red-blue double backer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 125
Jess Kelly The Sympathetic Card blue backed card changes to red when rubbed on red deck, red-blue double backer
Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 129
William H. McCaffrey Color Changing Backs two decks with different colors, various selections change colors of backs and back
Greater Magic 295
Clayton Rawson The Card from Hell selection turns over and becomes different back color
The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 311
Bob Spencer Back to Back red/blue double backer
Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 5
Al Leech An Ambitious Card Climax
For Card Men Only 25
Al Leech A Quick Opener
For Card Men Only 29
Al Leech A Hot Card Trick chicago opener
Variations A Last Look at Leech 10
H. K. Becker Super Fillip back of card changes
Inspired by The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 969
Cliff Green Carduplication card peeked at, five cards including selection removed, selection vanishes, odd-backed duplicate from pocket, changes back to match deck
Professional Card Magic 154
Paul Marcus Almost a Miracle Three of spades sandwiched between two other cards turns into a Three with black spotted hearts and different colored back
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 363) 279
Unknown Gestempelt! card freely selected, stamp put on back, a seal mark appears on it
Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
Larry Jennings The Turncoat ace of spades vanishes, turns over, changes back, ... in small packet
Expert Card Mysteries 44
John Howie Brainwave Bet odd-backed unkown card inserted in deck, spectator names correct card, clean-up anti-climax follows, red-blue double backer
Epilogue (Issue 6) 41
Karl Fulves As A Force card is selected and shuffled in deck, spectator should now also remember card next to his selection which is forced and can have different back
Faro & Riffle Technique (Issue First Supplement) 54
Marvin Johnson Blue Dice two numbers generated with dice, two spectators select cards and remove cards according to their numbers, both spectators selected the same card and it has different colored back
Inspired byRelated to The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 387
Allan Ackerman Axing the Aces backs of Aces change color
The Esoterist 24
Charles Hudson A Horse of a Different Color card changes back in sandwich
Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 272
Mike Rogers Still Avid color changing back kicker
Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Derek Dingle The DD Color-Changing Aces
Related to Dingle's Deceptions with Cards and Coins 18
Peter Alexis Strange reversed Ace of Spades ends up next to selection, then changes back color
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 10) 439
Derek Dingle Visual Reverse and Color Change inspired by Trost's version (originally from his lecture notes)
Inspired by Dingle's Deceptions 4
Frank Everhardt Chicago Opener
Related toVariations Million Dollar Card Secrets 13
Walter Rollins, Jerry Mentzer Unexpected Surprise four of five cards vanish, with odd-backed card variation
Related to Card Cavalcade 31
Karl Fulves Computer cards spelled out, the deck is always wrong, color-changing back kicker
Inspired by The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 570
Karl Fulves Chromatic Aces Ace is cut to and back changes
Packet Switches (Part Two) 87
Karl Fulves Turncoat front and back changes on top of deck
Packet Switches (Part Two) 86
Unknown Chicago Style variation of Chicago Opener
Super Subtle Card Miracles 15
Jerry Mentzer Odd Color Four and One basically Hamman's Mystic Nine with five cards, inspired by Nick Trost's "Four and One Trick", color changing back kicker of selection
Card Cavalcade II 136
Martin A. Nash Ear Full of Cider three cards, different backs jump around
Ever So Sleightly 111
Karl Fulves Switching Backs chosen card changes back color
Methods with Cards - Part 3 214
Kevin Fox We'll Ring You after the deck is removed from the case a die is tipped out, a coin appears under a card,the back of the card changes color, then the die and the coin vanish
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 9) 101
Ed Eckl Madness With the Ascanio Spread several presentations, one with special "drag" card
  • A Xmas Calculator
  • Alice Blue Gown
Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 154
Russell T. Barnhart Color Change and Return No. 8, back of selection changes color and back
The Master Palm 61
Karl Fulves No-Gaff Wild Card top few cards of deck change into duplicates, those then into royal flush, wild card changes back color
Methods with Cards — Part 1 19
Karl Fulves Half In blue backed card sandwiched between red cards changes to red, as application of using a half card
Methods with Cards — Part 2 137
Karl Fulves Tunnel Space tunnel turnover between two other cards, color changing back kicker
Inspired by
  • "The Vanishing Lady" (Harry Franke, Hugard's Magic Monthly)
Methods with Cards — Part 2 152
Roy Walton Warpaint selection changes into same card as previously signed card, signed card then changes back color
Some Late Extra Card Tricks 13
Roger Smith Mental Reverse IV selection has odd-backed back as kicker, with four variations
Inspired byRelated toVariations Bonus Extra — Revised 1
Russell T. Barnhart Cut Force with Red Back Card No. 2, spectator cuts at his selection, palmed card added, color-changing back kicker
The Master Palm 50
Ken Krenzel, Derek Dingle, Matt Coran Visual Reverse and Color Change tunnel effect, card reverses, back changes color and eventually whole deck changes color, probably Matt Corin
Related toVariations Additional Deceptions 5
Doug Alker, George Blake Double Monte with extra card, second variation with color changing back kicker
Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 12) 294
Paul Harris The Bizarre Twist! card perpendicular between two other cards turns visually over, color changing back kicker ("The Bizarre Routine")
Related toVariationsAlso published here Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 73
Gene Maze Experiment #2 four cards, four predictions change back color
Packet Switches (Part Four) 251
Karl Fulves Further Solution see "Experiment #2"
Packet Switches (Part Four) 252
Karl Fulves Celestial Navigation red-backed and boxed card is selected from blue deck
Related to Packet Switches (Part Four) 237
Karl Fulves Dragon's Curse prediction, reverse, back change
Packet Switches (Part Four) 245
Karl Fulves Black on Blue spectator shuffles small packets, all change to black, four change back color
Packet Switches (Part Four) 255
Gene Maze Illusion Only red-backed card turns blue and back red again
Packet Switches (Part Five) 340
Karl Fulves Color Cubed front and back change
Packet Switches (Part Four) 273
Ken Krenzel Force-Eps Royal Marriages with four aces back change kicker
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 174
Ken Krenzel Caught Red-Handed "Magic Bullet" with color changing back kicker
Variations The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 82
Ken Krenzel Turn Blue
The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 70
Richard Kaufman Colorise back changes visibly
On the Up and Up 20
Brother John Hamman The Two Card Trick
Related toVariations Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 32
Philip T. Goldstein Remembrance of Cards Past short ambitious card sequence, back of card changes
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 128
Kevin Davie Signachange signed card turns over and changes color of the back
Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8) 559
Karl Fulves Card Problem named card on top of deck changes back color and back, posed as problem
Interlocutor (Issue 22) 85
Karl Fulves Final Phase I at end of transposition sequence both cards change back color
Transpo Trix 34
Karl Fulves Final Phase II at end of transposition sequence both cards change back color
Transpo Trix 35
Karl Fulves Radio Cards at end of transposition sequence one card changes back color, then the backs transpose
Transpo Trix 37
John F. Mendoza All Gone card selected and returned, performer names it, it turns over and is odd-backed, rest blank, with variation
Inspired by
  • "Triple Chance"
Related to
  • "Paleface Pasteboards"
Variations
The Book of John 42
Edward Marlo, Baltazar Fuentes Flexible Visual Change sandwiched card changes visibly, back changes also, sliding method, two methods
Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 84
Karl Fulves Redexpress signed card changes back color, backs transpose
Teleportation Notes 8
Roy Walton Through the Centuries Of Time
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 9) 907
Philip T. Goldstein Simple Thornton back changes as a kicker
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 958
Les Emberg, Allan Ackerman, Edward Marlo Overkill
Related toVariations Close-up Fantasies — Book I 73
Michael Ammar Bluefield Debute selection transforms blue, red mate in card case
Also published here Encore I 19
Danny Korem Color Changing Eidetic Sandwich card in tabled sandwich changes visibly, then back changes
The Lost Pages of the Kabbala 63
Karl Fulves Joker Thot joker is cut face down into the deck and changes into named card, also back changes
Milennium Aces 46
Philip T. Goldstein Quasimodo three jokers and one normal card are mixed, monte type premise, normal card's back changes red and then blue again with comedic presentation, red/blue double backer
Quasimodo / A Fine Mesh 3
Ken Simmons Technicolor Playing Against Odds spectator selects right card from odd-backed 5-card packet to complete blackjack hand, then this card changes back color to match
Cards — With a Different Touch 53
Jack McMillen Shade Work apparently deck is marked, three cards are named without turning over, then mark is shown to be different colored back
Sleights & Swindles 2
Philip T. Goldstein Tinted Glass with five cards, selection's back changes color
Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 136
Horace E. Bennett Instant Reverse card reverses several times, then it changes back color
Bennett's Fourth Book 67
Derek Dingle New Double Color-Changing Aces
Related to The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 76
Derek Dingle Pegas Aces
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 86
Derek Dingle Colour Changing Any Card Speller peeked card is spelled to - different back
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 104
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Sequence credit information, color changing back kicker
Inspired byAlso published here shuffled lecture 1
Dave Robertson The Back is Gone cards vanish and 'Gone' written on back of selection
Variations Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 19) 365
Jerry Sadowitz Rowan's Double face card becomes duplicate of selection, then back of selection changes
Related to Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. Special #2 (Xmas)) 9
Jon Racherbaumer Surprise Blue Intruder any named card turns blue, two selections are found on both sides of it, using index in lap, faro
Inspired by
  • "Blue Intruder" (Nelson Hahne)
Related to
The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 78
Karl Fulves Color Changing Back Problem outjogged sandwiched card visibly changed back color, posed as a problem
Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 37
Stephen Tucker Eureka monte in the hands , ending in Bizarre Twist
Inspired by Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 36
Philip T. Goldstein, Stephen Tucker Muster odd-backed blank card becomes (open) red-blue double backer, simplified version of Stephen Tucker's "You Must Be Psychic" (Cardiac-Arrest)
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 18
Philip T. Goldstein, Stephen Tucker Packet Muster packet version of Stephen Tucker's "You Must Be Psychic" (Cardiac-Arrest)
West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 21
Lou Gallo Im-Packed disguised Christ Force, selection changes back color
Best of Friends - Volume II 196
Stephen Minch Main Attraction any named card turns blue, two selections are found on both sides of it
Inspired by Best of Friends — Volume II 462
Tom Mullica, Brother John Hamman Two-Card Trick, Revisited two red backed cards change to blue, then back
Inspired by Best of Friends — Volume II 516
Rolland Hamblen Cards that Change Color red and blue deck, named card removed from one and two cards from other deck, backs of named card with one of the others transpose
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 2) 7
Lawrence Frame The Swahili Prediction Card travels to wallet, strange symbol (apparntly a prediction in Swahili) appears on back of card
Close-up Framework 14
David Regal Subliminal Attraction touched cards, back change
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 273
David Regal Catch of the Day using Forton-Pop-Out, color changing back kicker
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 160
David Regal Illusion Jacks Jacks change back two times
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 194
David Regal Half and Half signed card is torn, ONE half changes color
Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 125
John M. Bauman, Tony Binarelli Painted Lips kiss appears on back of selection, free selection
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 10 No. 11) 1427
Jay Sankey, Richard Sanders Mr. Stickman stickman drawn on paper, it vanishes from there and appears on back of selection
Inspired byVariations When Creators Collide... 57
Jerry Sadowitz Return of the Burglar four cards chosen, they're all shown as selections, then the four cards change into Aces and selection is back in deck with odd back
Inspired by Inspirations 50
Thomas Hierling C.C. Ambitious Card "color changing ambitious card", ambitious card changes back color as finale
New Wave Close-Up 19
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Seminarheft 14
Edward Marlo A Multiple Effect two spectators think of a number and card at that position, they all have the same card, the numbers are divined and the card is odd-backed, three methods
Inspired by
  • "Controlled Thoughts" (Sydney Lawrence, Ten Self-Working Master Effects)
Also published here
  • The New Tops, Oct. 1965
M.I.N.T. — Volume I 178
Doug Edwards How about This?!
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 11) 1710
Nick Pudar Blues in the Night two back change
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 12) 1727
Brother John Hamman The Two-Card Trick
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 24
Karl Fulves Kid Trix some blue-backed cards torn in half, card selected and signed from red deck, two blue-blacked halves restored and turned over - it is the spectator's signed card
Prototype 44
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Seminarheft 28
Juan Tamariz The Talisman card changes under challenge conditions, several variations
Sonata 131
Juan Tamariz The Magic Card back and front of a card change multiple times, gaffed
Sonata 233
Mike Bornstein Color me Blue
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 1) 1734
Gary Kurtz Artistic License modern art theme, yellow and blue sections on a card morph to green
Variations Unexplainable Acts 65
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Sequence color changing back kicker
Inspired byAlso published here Focus 106
Bob King Mini Ambush
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1964
David Regal Changing Places
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1962
Michael Ammar Bluefield Debut selection transforms blue, red mate in card case
Also published here The Magic of Michael Ammar 149
Michael Ammar Double Color Change wrong card changes in selection and back color
The Magic of Michael Ammar 254
Christoph Borer Eine Halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Magie 20
Kuniyasu Fujiwara The Card Machine
Five Times Five - Japan 67
Alexander de Cova Hangman Plus stick figure on cardboard vanishes and appears on back of signed selection
Inspired by Ein Profi packt aus... 108
Amrik Sandhu ATFUS and a Stranger mental reverse type effect with color-changing back kicker
Profile (Issue 11) 7
Jerry Mentzer Signed Selection Changes Color back changes visually using following color change
  • Alternate Version
Card File 120
Karl Fulves Likely Suspect packet, selection stands always out, three phases, only face-up card, then only black card, then odd-backed
Rigmarole (Issue 1) 5
Dave Campbell Reversomatic card reverses five times, color-changing back kicker
Inspired byAlso published here Profile (Issue 14) 10
Gerard Parkin What would have Happened?
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2428
Robert E. Neale (E)VIL(E) four cards with letters e,v,i,l are put down to form different words, one back changes color
The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 52) 952
Karl Fulves Blue Moon blackjacks chosen despite random cuts and then counting to twenty-sixth card, spectator's blackjack changes back color
Crooked Tales 25
Karl Fulves In Captivity signed card trapped by odd-backed sandwich cards, then the sandwich cards have regular back and selection an odd back
Crooked Tales 47
David Regal The Wrong Ones!
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2552
David Regal Still The Wrong Ones!
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2554
Tom Mullica Back And Blue
Inspired by Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2516
Arthur Carter Chemical Reaction No. 52, one of seven cards chosen, its back changes color
Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 104
Marvin Leventhal Bizarre Transposition card found in different colored deck, Bizarre Twist variation
Inspired by The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 3
David Acer Flying Colors deck changes color except selection, another selection signed, it changes back color
Natural Selections 95
Paul Gordon Emergency Deam Card to pocket with color changing back
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 4) 2634
Steve Rogers, Paul Cummins Blushing Ambition color changing back kicker
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 8) 2684
Paul Harris The Bizarre Routine "The Bizarre Twist" with color changing back kicker of card
The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Paul Harris Reveals some of his most Int...) 103
Allan Ackerman, Edward Marlo, Les Emberg Overkill
The Art of Astonishment — Book 2 (Issue Close-up Fantasies 1 & 2) 183
Michael Close A Trick for O'Brien prediction with one-way deck kicker ("You will not pick the Joker"), back of selection changes
Workers Number 5 21
Michael Kaminskas Case Closed blue backed ambitious card, then signed card is found in red deck which is in new deck order and card's back changes to red too
Miracle Material 43
Frederick Braue Joker Spell deck with selection in pocket, performer removes five cards, none of which is selection which is joker, on their backs the cards spell JOKER
The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 7) 4
James Swain Boxed B'Wave Twisting phases with Queens, named Queen then travels to case, finally turns over and changes back color
Miracles with Cards 32
Larry Jennings The Transmutated Cards three cards
Related to Jennings '67 114
Peter Duffie Double Ender Chicago Opener type of effect with "thought of" cards
Effortless Card Magic 32
Doug Edwards The Stunning, Jumping, Jack Selected Jack of Hearts pops out of the deck, then is found in the deck sandwiched between two black twos, then back changes color
Inspired by
  • "The Trained Card" (Joe Berg, The Joe Berg Book)
Also published here
Doug Edwards Packs a Wallop! 143
Milton Kort Vernon's Variant Variant Similar effect to Vernon's Variant, but with color changing back as a kicker ending (first published in Swami, Vol. I, Issue 2, Feb 1972)
Inspired by Kort 43
Milton Kort The Off-color Twenty-one-Card Trick twenty-one card trick with a color changing back ending, done as a magician gag/fooler
Kort 49
Joshua Jay Written Favorite Transposition between performer and spectator's named favourite cards - then "Your Favourite Card" words appear on the back on spectator's card
Also published here Magic Atlas 89
David Acer Color Scheme sandwiched card visibly changes back color, then back to normal, red/blue double backer and red/red double backer
Natural Selections — Volume II 132
Chuck Smith Switch-A-Roo Monte short monte sequence with color changing back kicker
Why Not? 6
Simon Lovell The Namer back of signed card changes to another back with "Your Signature" written on it
Son of Simon Says! 23
Christian Knudsen Tablehopper's Holy P.O.D. flap gaff, color changing back kicker
Inspired by Concertos for Pasteboard 98
Thomas Waldeck Out of the Blue four aces appear, then a signed card disappears from among then, aces turn into blank cards and selection appears again with different colored back
Concertos for Pasteboard 183
Thomas Waldeck Pentium Card 52 routine with computer presentation, floppy disk
Concertos for Pasteboard 195
Tom Craven Hummer - Odd Back selection also has odd back
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Card File Two 70
Unknown Bluebeard No. 28, King of Clubs becomes odd-colored back
New Self-Working Card Tricks 43
Karl Fulves Popgun odd-backed joker in deck, selection pops out next to joker, backs transpose
The Magic Thrust 34
David Regal Three...Two...One with color change kicker
Constant Fooling 1 97
David Regal Compounding A Lie nine cards from deck
  • Version One - Red-handed (odd-backed)
  • Version Two - Nothing but the Truth (other cards blank)
Constant Fooling 2 12
David Regal The Color of Science red joker turns blue kings red
Constant Fooling 1 83
David Regal Face it, you've changed gaffed, hands-off
Constant Fooling 2 222
David Regal A Subtle Hue three blue cards turn one at a time red
Constant Fooling 1 90
Wayne Dobson Stunning! spectator's selection changes back color at the end (suggested by Jerry Sadowitz)
Inspired by
  • U. F. Grant's marketed version
Dobson's Choice 15
Karl Fulves Bite Size vampire card travels next to selection which then has a hole (bite) and is odd-backed
Hofzinser Notebook 22
Tony Bartolotta Joker Jump two Jokers apparently transpose (gag), then a big One and Two appears on their backs
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 8) 304
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Traveling Queen four red red-backed spot cards, four black blue-backed cards and Queen of Spades, transposition
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 50
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
Under Tension 25
Max Maven Over Easier Small packet Triumph with nine cards - selection shown to have different colored back
Inspired by Random Acts of Magic 29
Wesley James The Moon is Made of Blue Cheese "alpha", face-up/face-down packet, selection vanishes, reappears face up and odd-backed
Inspired by
  • "Where has it gone?" (Hideo Kato, Genii Vol. 34 No. 1, Sept. 1970)
Enchantments 237
Wesley James Blushing Leaper "beta", thought-of card has odd back
Inspired by Enchantments 418
Dave Campbell Reverso-matic card reverses five times, color-changing back kicker
Also published here The Dave Campbell Legacy 327
Ron Frost Colorful Cut Magician cuts to four of a kind, then shows that the selected card has an odd back
Inspired by After The Force 48
Ron Frost Dirty, Down and Double Some weird matching routine with three pairs, back changes color, finds selection
After The Force 116
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Compilation 58
Jack Avis The Diagonal Twist
Inspired by Rara Avis 142
Edward Marlo Colorful 21-Card Trick selection changes back color
7-7-7 42
Jon Racherbaumer X-Rated 21 Card Trick selection has X on its back at the end
7-7-7 101
Christoph Borer Eine halbe Sache back of selection change back, then back of color only change to the center, eventually all cards change back color, red/blue double backer
Also published here Der Stoff aus dem die Wunder sind 31
Stewart James The Doozer Cards chosen by spectator and performer magically reverses in the deck. Freely named card then appears to be the only card with a different back
Also published here
  • Linking Ring Oct 1953
The Essential Stewart James 121
Gene Castillon Colorful Triple Odd Chance 21 Card Trick three selections, one changes back color
Inspired by 7-7-7 150
Karl Fulves Wires Crossed two cards chosen, one initialed by performer and one by spectator, replaced, performer's card found in another deck, spectator's card changes back color
Prolix (Issue 6) 408
John Guastaferro Truth in Advertising spectator selects only printed card in blank deck, then back of selection changes and blank-printed-situation reverses
One Degree 3
Rich Aviles Big Black Arrow black arrow on smartphone display jumps onto back of card, kind of updated "Chicago Opener"
Inspired by Above the Fold 54
Oliver Meech Bluebottle Red backed card changes to blue backed card, one half at a time
Plot Twists 26
Román García EL Viaje de la Luna del Comandante Bouzas little rocket formed with tea bag is lit, ash on blank card forms name of selection, flag appears on selection, story trick
Nanomagias 31
Román García Index writing on back of joker is moved and card can be checked immediately
Nanomagias 223
Troy Hooser X-Change Blue deck taken from red case - red case changes to blue. Sharpie cross appears on the back of selection and then the whole deck.
Moments 30
Robin Robertson Imperfect Strangers "Strange Interlude"
three prediction cards in envelope don't match selection, but the backs do which are suddenly rainbow backs
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 573
Jerry K. Hartman Strange But Perfect "Strange Interlude"
three prediction cards in envelope match selections, the backs also match which are suddenly rainbow backs
  • Strange But Perfect II
Inspired by Prolix (Issue 9) 574
Karl Fulves A Stranger In You Future "Strange Interlude"
backs of three prediction cards match instead of fronts, variations
  • In The Envelope
  • The Eight-Back Way (four double backers)
  • When Strangers Meet (ungaffed)
  • Strangers On A Train
Prolix (Issue 9) 577
Karl Fulves Contrarian signed card in case, deck cut in half, one half behind back and back of top card signed, card vanished from case and card in deck is signed by both spectators on the face and odd-backed
Prolix (Issue 10) 634
Tomas Blomberg Signed Hot Mama Chicago Opener version, second selection is signed
Inspired by Blomberg Laboratories 203
Paul Vigil The Mind-Melding Magician! Chicago Opener credit information
  • Phase 1: A Pseudo-Interpretation
  • Phase 2: Come Together
  • Phase 3: Outta Left Field
Inspired by
  • "Mind Reading Magician!" (Bill Malone, DVD Here I Go Again Vol. 2, 2007)
The Doors of Deception 87
Sungwon Kim Broken Canvas blank card is torn in quarters and torn pieces transform into quarters of a playing card
Seven Thoughts 22