68 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Topological Effects / Fusion
  
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Unknown Gag Fusion "originated, I think, in England some time ago" The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 308
Art Spring Matched Cards top and bottom cards are initialed, the fuse into one after deck has been cut, see p. 308 for referenceRelated to
  • "Stranger of Another Color" (Norman Houghton, Ibidem #5)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 278
Karl Fulves Future Minus odd backed card underneath cardboard, another card signed is put underneath as well, they become one signed odd-backed cardVariations The Book of Numbers 39
Mike Rogers Minus One odd backed card underneath cardboard, another card signed is put underneath as well, they become one signed odd-backed cardInspired by Epilogue (Issue 20) 184
Karl Fulves Frame Analysis card predicted on other card, then performer signs a card on the face that is in case, spectator another on back, then the cased card has both signatures on front and back Methods with Cards - Part 3 226
Richard Kaufman, David Arthur, Gene Maze Fusion two jokers become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again they are two selections Cardworks 47
Richard Kaufman Layer by Layer two mates become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again it splits into mates and a selection Cardworks 55
Paul Harris, Looy Simonoff The Beast With Two Backs prediction, then two cards fuse back to back Close-up Fantasies Finalé 113
Phillip Young Swiveled Six and Ace fuse to a Seven, Dr. Elliott's Change Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 7
Meir Yedid Signa-Fusion signed back and signed front of two cards Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 86
Gary Ouellet, Meir Yedid, Guy Camirand, Paul Belanger Fused Thoughts ideas for Signa-Fusion Meir Yedid's Incredible Close-Up Magic 97
Phillip Young What Floor Please? Ace, Two and Three packet ambitious card, then Two and Three change into a Five and ace changes color Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 21
Jay Sankey Transfusion (Stereo) open double backer, four of a kind production The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 70
Karl Fulves Ah Ha two blank cards under spectator's hand fuse into one with drawing of named card, mirror writing Worknotes On Brainwave 107
Ben Harris Signed Blendex odd-backed card finds signed selection, then becomes signed selection Best of Friends — Volume II 484
Ben Harris Snappy Blendo Card Blendo Out Of His Mind! 111
Steve Beam Making Faces fusion and split of two cards The Trapdoor - Volume One (Issue 7) 115
Jay Sankey Hotfoot ambitious sequence with signed card, then with second card, fusionRelated to Sankey Panky 76
Eric Mead Signed Stunner spectator signs card on face, performer different one on back, both signatures on one card at the end Magical Arts Journal (Vol. 1 No. 4) 9
Ben Harris Blendex Odd backed card stabbed into deck by spectator to find selection. Odd backed card vanishes, appears fused onto the back of the selection. Magician then peels the fused card apart. Killer Klose-Up 31
Father Cyprian Quick Change as fusion technique CardPerfect 60
Thomas Hierling Jumping Signature card signed on face between two Aces, card signed on back between other two Aces, one vanishes and other card is signed on both sides New Wave Close-Up 96
Roberto Giobbi Blendo Inspired byAlso published here CardPerfect 46
Gary Kurtz Two On One card signed on the back fuses with card signed on the front Continuations ... Departures 1 16
Gary Kurtz Psychological Fusion "a.k.a. Two on One", card signed on the back fuses with card signed on the front Continuations ... Departures 1 & 2 26
Karl Fulves, Don Stewart on Splitting and Fusion for magicians, dated to 1950s Quick Card Tricks 33
Wesley James Forgery fusion of card with odd-backed card Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 39
Darwin Ortiz Bold Fusion creating a double facerVariations Cardshark 139
David Acer Hot Hands copper and silver coins shown on both sides, they fuse into a copper/silver coin which is openly shown Natural Selections 80
David Acer Emotional Bonding spectator writes positive emotion on face of card, another spectator on the back of another card, the fuseAlso published here
  • Genii, July 1991
Natural Selections 106
David Acer Mini Fusion deck shrinks to mini deck before selection (Six of Hearts) is replaced, Two and Four of Hearts found in mini deck and fused into poker sized Six, blendoInspired by Natural Selections 92
Steve Bedwell Siamese Signatures Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 6
Paul Harris The Cincinnati Two-Face Blues fusion effect, impromptu with advertisement cards The Art of Astonishment - Book 2 (Issue New Stuff) 57
Harry Riser The Distraction Factor blank-faced card with Ace of Clubs printed on the back design pushed in deck, card next to it signed by spectator, eventually the blank face is now the signed face The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 36
Karl Fulves Red Snapper Ace through Seven of Spades put in frying pan, red-backed mystery card as well, then named card and put in from blue-backed deck, Ace through Seven removed again, only one card remains, it is now red-backed named card The Fine Print (Issue 9) 282
Paul Cummins Fusion Bibliography Tricks of my Trade 174
Edward Marlo, David Regal K.M. Move with Reverse Fingering as fisible fusion Close-Up & Personal 98
Doug Conn Peace At Any Time selection lost in deck, then cards produced that match color, suit and value of card, finally those three cards change into selection, blendo Tricks of my Trade 157
Doug Conn Conn's Fusion two cards marked on back fuse into double backer Tricks of my Trade 170
Aldo Colombini Y2K Deck "Double Signature Transpo"
deck of double-blank cards, spectator and performer each sign a card, they transpose, then both signatures on one card
Related toAlso published here Latter Day Secrets (Issue 3) 60
Aldo Colombini Y2K Deck "Double Signature Transpo"
deck of double-blank cards, spectator and performer each sign a card, they transpose, then both signatures on one card
Also published here Standing Room Only 5
Aldo Colombini Printing Ahead four blank cards, on one a back appears and on one the face of selection, then they fuse together Standing Room Only 7
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Fusion creating double facerInspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 168
Roberto Giobbi Pasteboard Blendo Also published here Card College — Volume 5 1174
Jay Sankey A Short Fuse Two of Clubs (signed on face) fuses with Ace of Clubs (signed on back) to form double signed Three of ClubsRelated to Twenty Years Of Magic (Issue Memorable Images) 3
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Compression Agents two cards compressed into one composite (suit of one, value of other) card in sandwich, repeatInspired by
  • "Pair Dance" (Roy Walton, Connoisseur Conjuring website, 27th July 2000)
  • "Co-Sign" (Duffie/Robertson, Abracadabra)
Variations
Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 18
Peter Duffie, Robin Robertson Compression Agents Revisited four Twos compressed into two Fours, then one Eight, then into nothing, in sandwichInspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 20
Derek Dingle Derek Dingle Approach tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 13
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia Touch tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 13
David Acer Changes pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of ClubsInspired byAlso published here Random Acts of Magic 21
David Acer Assimilation Two cards placed in between Jokers visually fuse into selected cardInspired byRelated to Random Acts of Magic 95
Wesley James Forgery fusion of card with odd-backed card, credit information
- Method 1
- Method 2
- Method 3 (Preferred Method) - "final"
- Clean-Up Procedures
- Further Approaches
- Progeny (selected references for the plot)
Related to Enchantments 5
Philip T. Goldstein, Dan Tong Goldstein and Tong Tip tip for "Forgery"Related to Enchantments 12
Tyler Wilson Running Man face and back of cards, ungaffed handling for Anniversary Waltz, credit information
- Director's Cut - Alternate Ending
T and A Tour 7
Dan Buck, Dave Buck, Chad Nelson Shake & Bake Anniversary Waltz Organic 44
Chad Nelson Married and Single Double Your Pleasure 7
Tyler Wilson Fusion Plot Credits Reinventing the Real 91
Tyler Wilson Running Man ungaffed handling for Doc Eason's "Anniversary Waltz" Reinventing the Real 85
Román García El Enigma del Huevo y la Gallina red-backed card is unseen, signed and put it spectator, blue-backed card is signed and placed in the deck, card in pocket has both signatures Nanomagias 25
David Acer Changes pips move around on Five & Two of Clubs to Four and Three of Clubs, then fuse to Seven of Clubs, then split back to Five and Two of ClubsAlso published here More Power to You 129
Tomas Blomberg Matest -Phase one- two spectators select the same card
-Phase two- ungaffed handling for Doc Eason "Anniversary Waltz"
Blomberg Laboratories 66
Giancarlo Scalia 1 Punto in + Five split to Four and Ace and fused back Semplici Immagini 10
Henry Harrius Face to Face Anniversary Waltz effect, cards fuse to form double backer signed on both sidesInspired by Pure 10
Ryan Schlutz Boxy Waltz selection travels into case, then transposes with second selection, then fusion finale False Anchors - Volume Three 5
Jason Ladanye Game Changer fusion with spectator and performer signed cards, presented as "whose card hits the table first during the deal wins" betInspired byRelated to Game Changer 37
Allan Ackerman Highland Fusion without double facerInspired by
  • "Mental Fusion" (John Carey, Carey Scene #3, 2018)
Card Theater 62
Jan Logemann Aphrodites Walzer two signed cards fuse Eine Inselbegabung tourt mit 52 Freunde 15
Jan Logemann Doppelt hält besser two odd-backed signed cards are torn, two halves each fuse together back to back, red/blue double backer Eine Inselbegabung tourt mit 52 Freunde 18