55 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Single Card / Miscellaneous
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Eddie Clever Encore Voodoo card is put in envelope with ribbon band and hidden by spectator, light out, performer suddenly has card and mutilates it, when spectator retrieves card it has same appearance, dressed up Chinese Laundry TicketRelated to The Jinx 51-100 (Issue 51) 358
Unknown Card and Thread wrong card is pierced with a needle and threaded, when thread is pulled, right card hangs on on it, from "The Secret Out" The Phoenix 51-100 (Issue 62) 255
Arthur H. Buckley The Aces and the Chosen Card Experiment No. 30 - aces are lost, selection appears on top and changes to aces, repeated three times Card Control 190
John Howie Changeable card changes four times, with sucker elements The Phoenix 201 - 250 (Issue 221) 883
Piet Forton Mid Air Throw Color Change Color change based on Piet Forton popout moveRelated to Piet Forton Lecture Notes 15
Bill Derman Short Division Seven in Diamonds put in envelope and cut in two, in one half is half a Three of Diamonds, in the other Four of Diamonds, the two selections, see also p. 388 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 2nd Folio) 226
Jack Avis The Wishing Envelope gimmick envelope, including three routines with it
- The Wishing Envelope
- The Jokers Wild
- Transposed Marlo Reverse
Also published here Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 2) 161
Karl Fulves The Joker's Revenge joker cut up in pieces, pieces change to jack and joker is whole againRelated to Kannibal Kards 6
Bruce Cervon Card Case Switch gaffed card/transformation happens isolated in card box Card Secrets of Bruce Cervon 6
Karl Fulves Hallucinating Pip optical illusion in which center pip of ace of diamonds stretches and shrinks Shape Changers 34
Al Leech, Martin Gardner A Typographical Error variation on "Major Surgery", changing back kicker Al Leech's Legacy 18
Al Leech Crooked Card card changes to a crooked card Al Leech's Legacy 38
Terry LaGerould Minus Mustache featuring the mustaches of the king pictures Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 4 No. 3) 466
Ben Harris Images two Aces, they change to the two missing suits in various ways, then selection appears Magic from which Memories are Made! 54
Charlie Miller Torn Transformation corner is torn off a card, both card and corner transform The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 39
Karl Fulves Two Faced face of picture card changes direction in envelope with cut-out hole for face Ace Machine 6
Paul Harris Headache sword in picture of king of hearts apparently movesVariationsAlso published here A Close-Up Kinda Guy 90
Richard Kaufman Another Headache sword in picture of king of hearts apparently movesInspired by A Close-Up Kinda Guy 92
Jon Racherbaumer The So-So Notion deck rubbed with case, face card changes, a card travels into caseVariations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. Summer Extra) 219
Nick Pudar Perspective picture of joker gets smaller and bigger on card Best of Friends - Volume II 253
Bob Stencel Once Torn, Twice Restored first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selection, double facerRelated to The Collected Almanac (Vol. 3 No. 31, 32 & 33) 328
Martin Lewis The Kings Cut Out Figure of King of Diamonds disappears, leaving a card with a hole. King appears stuck on Queen of Diamonds Martin's Miracles 59
Gaëtan Bloom The Card on the Human Wall Deck thrown on a styrofoam board hung on spectator's back as a human wall, selected card is left stuck on wall. Card then changes into second selection Gaetan Bloom 86 6
Thomas Hierling Wrong Card...?! Two of Clubs chosen, Four of Clubs produced and torn in two, half card changes into miniature Two of Clubs, then grows to normal sizeInspired by New Wave Close-Up 52
Karl Fulves Visible Spread Color Change deck spread face-down on table, card waved over spread and spread visibly changes back color, or single card turns over or changes in middle of spread, posed as a problem Secret Session — Part Three 80
Eugene Burger A Bizarre Ritual burned out pentagram appears in selected tarot card The Experience of Magic 111
Karl Fulves Love Match two picture cards look away from each other and then towards each other Easy-to-Do Card Tricks for Children 21
Jon Racherbaumer Examination of a So-So Notion deck rubbed with second case, face card changes, a card travels into caseRelated to The Collected Almanac (Issue ) xliii
Tommy Wonder, Bob Stencel Déjà ReVurse first selection reverses itself again and again, is torn and changes to second selectionInspired byAlso published here The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 167
Paul Harris Headache sword in picture of king of hearts apparently movesAlso published here The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Close-up Kinda Guy) 121
Paul Harris Card Cuffs card with holes torn in is put on thumbs and changes into signed selection The Art of Astonishment — Book 3 (Issue Brainstorm in the Bahamas) 139
Karl Fulves Skeleton Crew four kings in one case, four jacks in another, king thought of, performer transfers one in jacks case, it's thought-of one and gets a big hole in the middle The Vampire Papers 105
Simon Lovell Vanishing Moustache moustache on printing of one of the four Kings vanishes Simon Says! 107
Simon Aronson Head Over Heels, into a Visual Change Inspired by Try the Impossible 100
Jay Sankey Bloodhound Coin that is rubberbanded to the face of the deck finds selection as card on the face changes into selection. Then, coin is rubberbanded onto the deck and penetrates into the deck, found next to selection. Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Tricks of the Trade) 39
Jay Sankey Pandora's Envelope Indifferent card in black envelope (with hole) changes into selection, then second signed selection appears visually in envelope Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Sankadelic Magic) 52
Dai Vernon Separation Move Related to Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 35
David Acer Open Time Traveller Writing appears on the back of selected card "You Will Pick This Card" Random Acts of Magic 116
Ron Frost Jumbo Coin Card Mini card stuck to a jumbo coin changes from first selection to second selection After The Force 83
Jay Sankey, David Acer Misguided Angels angel on the back of Bicycle card rotates 180 degreesVariations Random Acts of Magic 105
Derek Dingle, Karl Fulves Chump Change Ten to Ace straight in mixed red suits, one freely chosen and put in deck, found again face-up and value of bottom card after dealing top four card face-down on table, those cards are Royal Flush in Spades except for the chosen value which changes to Spades
- For The Expert (different finish)
Prolix (Issue 2) 81
Jack Parker Trial Separation Two spectators selects a card each - realise they both somehow impossibly selected the same card, and Joker changes into selection. 52 Memories 95
Robert E. Neale My Lady Truth Picture of old lady becomes picture of young lady, optical illusion. Has second version using a printed playing card This Is Not a Book 44
Oliver Meech Correctional Facility... the playing card version Date written on card is wrong, changes to correct date The Plot Thickens 18
Karl Fulves Blankety Blank "Color Erase"
card with open cut-outs, put on deck, it becomes blank, then it changes into named Two value
Xtra Credit (Issue 3) 12
Tyler Wilson Shrinkage card is openly edgemarked for its full length, the mark visibly shrinks and transforms into shorter mark Reinventing the Real 38
Tyler Wilson Filler card with text on both sides, one side changes Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 41
Steve Reynolds For Marlo's Anchored Add On using "S. P. Hideout"Inspired by Six Deep — Part One 10
David Acer, Jay Sankey Misguided Angels 2.0 angel on the back of Bicycle card rotates 180 degreesInspired by More Power to You 69
David Acer, Bedros "Spidey" Akkelian Squancho 2.0 stickman drawn on top card, wrong card found by this card, card turned face-up and it now is selection itself, stickman changes into disfigured stickman after clapping the cardAlso published here
  • Genii, May 2010
More Power to You 87
Dan Buck, Dave Buck Ad Copy blendo, spectator ends up with business card Card Men 27
Bébel La Dame de Trèfle Qui Pique Mon Coeur transformation in the hand of spectator into selection, apparently only suit is changed Notes de Conférence 2 10
Alexander Hansford Mystery Card Card is selected and signed, odd-backed card shown to be the same card with different signature, signature then changes into spectator's signature Sprezzatura 22
Harapan Ong 2 + 2 = 4 Four value torn in half, both halves change into a Two each Principia 203
Sungwon Kim Broken Canvas blank card is torn in quarters and torn pieces transform into quarters of a playing card Seven Thoughts 22