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Stanley Collins The Spider pips of card vanish and appear on paper, pip eating spiderRelated to Original Magical Creations 67
Billy McComb William Passes On Some Tips on thumb tips, on using milk, on the appearing cane, how to remove paint The First Book of William 36
Billy McComb Assorted Gaglets of the William Brand gags with, thimbles, a mouse trap, a spring snake, with ropes, hair, light bulbs, coffee beans, diminishing cards, cracking a spectator's arm, dead ratVariations The First Book of William 37
Billy McComb William's Poker Hand Trick several hands are dealt one hand is chosen it's a royal flush The First Book of William 39
Billy McComb William Amid the Fakirs gazing at a match causing it to ignite The First Book of William 42
Billy McComb William's Fantastic Table table lift, with ring, then legs fall off and when the table top is shown, the hand stuck to it apparently cut off from the armRelated to The First Book of William 44
Billy McComb William's Floating Ball Routine comedy routine on stage, ball is floating up and down and finally vanishes in a box, with assistant The First Book of William 46
Billy McComb William Turns Gravity Upside Down board on two trestles with three bricks on top, trestles are removed and the rest floats, then board, lowermost and middle brick are removed one by one, still suspended in the air The First Book of William 49
Louis Tannen Canny Cane! opening, table with cane and hat, gloves are thrown in the air and they come down with small parachutes, then the cain is put into the hat, where it vanishesRelated to The Phoenix 101-150 (Issue 132) 529
Billy McComb Preface The First Book of William 7
Billy McComb Biographical Note The First Book of William 8
Billy McComb William's Torn and Restored Newspaper Presentation presenting the effect on stage, with stage light The First Book of William 11
Billy McComb William's Bicycle Tyre tire is emptied and blown up again The First Book of William 12
Billy McComb William's Ice Cream Production cup filled with confetti changes into ice cream The First Book of William 14
Billy McComb More About Ice Cream four more ideas with ice cream tricks The First Book of William 16
Billy McComb William's Fantastic Fez performer wears a fez, cuckoo on springs comes out with the selection The First Book of William 17
Billy McComb William's New Glove Opening gloves are thrown into the air, small parachute opens and they float slowly down Related to The First Book of William 20
Billy McComb William "discovers" "Multicore" Solder two ideas with a special wire
- bending flower
- gag with tie
The First Book of William 22
Billy McComb William's Attache Case Production object appear from empty case The First Book of William 24
Billy McComb William's Invisible Paint brush on paper, picture is made without using paint The First Book of William 26
Billy McComb William on the Subject of "Stung" sucker trick, card apparently vanished in trousers, version of Stung The First Book of William 28
Billy McComb William's Invisible Pipe smoking thumb The First Book of William 30
Billy McComb William's Hot Book flames from a bookRelated to The First Book of William 32
Billy McComb William's Comedy Card Flight spectator on stage puts card in stand, card vanishes and appears in envelope, everybody sees how it works except spectator on stage, paper balls over head type The First Book of William 34
Maurice Howarth Tarantula pips from four card vanish step by step and appear on strip of paperRelated to The Phoenix 251 — 300 (Issue 290) 1158
Jay Marshall The Birdcage on the New Living Card Stars , Ed Marlo, Charlie Miller, Paul LePaul, Francis Carlyle, Bill Simon, Dr. Jacob Daley, The Modern Magician, Channing Pollock, Cardini, Billy McComb, James B. Findlay, Willane The New Phoenix 301-348 (Issue 328) 123
Eusapia Palladino (17) The Palladino Table Lift one person table lift, with ringRelated to Mediumistic Stunts 289
Don Tanner The Back Room on credits of the U.F Grant tricks in #351, Jay Marshall, Stewart James, Billy McComb, Don Lawton The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 352) 238
Eugene Gloye, Billy McComb Surprise Prediction McCombical Prediction variation, with slate The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 356) 253
Don Tanner The Back Room on Midwest Magic Jubilee, Jay and Frances Marshall, Billy McComb, Sorcar, Milbourne Christopher, John Scarne, Danny Johnson The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 361) 274
Don Tanner The Back Room on Billy McComb, Milbourne Christopher The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 354) 246
Dai Vernon Slow Motion Card Vanish thumbnail clipRelated to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 103
Billy McComb Again They Rise Deck of cards dropped into newspaper, three selections rise out of newspaper Newspaper Magic 81
Alton Sharpe, Billy McComb Blank Surprise all cards become blank except selection Expert Card Mysteries 141
Billy McComb Introduction I Did It My Way 1
Billy McComb Cut 'N Gone Rope rope is coiled up in hand and ends are cut, rope vanishes I Did It My Way 1
Billy McComb The Williamised Spider pips from deck vanish and appear on napkinRelated to I Did It My Way 2
Billy McComb, George Lawrence The Torn and Restored Airmail Related to I Did It My Way 4
Billy McComb The Comedy Letter - For T & R Airmail Letter Related to I Did It My Way 5
Billy McComb Auntie Gwendoline sucker ending for torn and restored letter I Did It My Way 6
Billy McComb Eye-Level, One-Man Card Vanish gimmick, similar to VernonRelated to I Did It My Way 6
Billy McComb A Variation on a Theme spectator holds a ribbon over his head, a ring hangs in the middle, ring is removed from ribbon without spectator knowing how it works, paper balls over the head effect, clippo I Did It My Way 8
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Hanky I Did It My Way 9
Billy McComb The Magician's Rabbit Does a Trick in a box, apparently rabbit does the trick I Did It My Way 11
Billy McComb The Card in the Cigarette I Did It My Way 13
Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Uncle's Will Slates messages appear on slates, comedy I Did It My Way 13
Billy McComb The Five Rings of William briefRelated to
  • "McComb's Magic"
I Did It My Way 15
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on FISM Vienna, Billy McComb, Wittus Witt, Gerard Majax, Obie O'Brien, Trevor Lewis, Paul Stone Pabular (Vol. 3 No. 1) 308
Tommy Wonder, Billy McComb, Stanley Collins The Pip-Eating Spider published under "Jos Bema"Related to Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 10) 272
Billy McComb Coin to Bottle with folding coin index More Classic Magic with Apparatus 138
Billy McComb (reviewer) What they said about "the other book" by Karrell Fox by Karrell Fox Another Book 293
Paul Fleming (reviewer) The First Book of William by Billy McComb The Paul Fleming Book Reviews - Volume III 69
Billy McComb (reviewer) What they said about "the other book" by Karrell Fox by Karrell Fox Another Book 145
Larry Becker PSI-Stebbins shuffled deck, packet of card is divined and last card predicted, jumbo cardsInspired by
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Related to
The Best of Larry Becker's World of Super Mentalism Book II 7
Patrick Page The Page Boy Speaks... on FISM Brussels, Al Goshman, Hugh Riley, Mike Caldwell, Billy McComb, Pete Biro, Larry Jennings, James Findlay, Sothebys Findlay auction, Mario Carrandi, Horace Goldin, Magic in Films, Dai Vernon, John Ramsay, Roy Walton Pabular (Vol. 5 No. 6) 697
Unknown Cambridge Close-Up on Billy McComb, Mark Leveridge, Vic Allen, Roger Crosthwaite Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 11) 941
Billy McComb Powers of Mind two decks, performer and spectator cut to same card The Compleat Magick — Volume III (Issue 266) 1327
Billy McComb, Hubert Lambert A Deception From Dublin Al Leech's Legacy 124
Thomas Alan Waters Pyrotica with three booksRelated to Mind, Myth & Magick (Issue Mystyx) 711
Billy McComb Foreword For My Next Trick... 8
Billy McComb Introduction Seabrooke's Book 11
John Holland (reviewer) The Professional Touch by Billy McComb Epoptica (Issue 12) 557
Karrell Fox Dedication to Billy McComb Goodies 4
Billy McComb Roy Roth's "Fastest Wallet in the West" (of Wales) Card to Wallet 49
Van Abernathy Chute deck encircled with rubber band, signed selection floats down attached to small parachuteRelated to The Trapdoor — Volume Two (Issue 46) 834
Billy McComb, Roy Roth Billy McComb's Routine for Roy Roth's "Fastest Wallet in the West" (of Wales) credit card to wallet Magic with Credit Cards 39
Karl Fulves But I Digress on Robert-Houdin, presentation, Billy McComb anecdote Underworld (Issue 2) 27
Tommy Wonder, Stanley Collins, Billy McComb The Pip-Eating Spider pips of pip card vanish until only indices are left The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 157
Ted Lesley, Mark Garetz The Editors Write on Billy McComb, KISS Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6)
Billy McComb The Seven-Cornered Handkerchief performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairsInspired by
  • Hatton & Plate's "Magicians' Tricks and How They Are Done"
  • Stanyon's Magic, August 1913, Vol. 13 No. 11
Related to
Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 1
Billy McComb The Knot Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 6) 3
Billy McComb At Homb with McComb - Sympathetic Silks Virtual Foolery 19
Ted Lesley The Editor Writes on the death of Karrell Fox, Billy McComb, Roger Klause Mind & Magic Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8)
Charlie Miller A Left-Handed Hank Has Seven Corners performer proves that a silk has seven corner by tying them in pairsRelated to Left-Handed Hank 11
Karl Fulves Odd Man Out "was your card an odd card?", it is odd-backed and rest is blank, forceInspired by
  • Billy McComb effect (The Wizard, July 1947)
Related to
New Card Controls 112
Michael Bailey The Aerial Vanish Billy McComb anecdoteAlso published here
  • The Magic Circular, 1955
Latter Day Secrets (Issue 7) 266
Billy McComb Crandall Was A Character Also published here
  • Magic, Nov. 2005
Prolix (Issue 7) 466
Patrick Page Multiple Revelations six different ways of divination when multiple cards are selected
1. bunch of cards as divined
2. bunch of cards are distributed to several people, cards are divined
3. bunch of card is divined plus an unknown card in pocket
4. selection in bunch of cards is divined
5. prediction of last card of bunch of cards which is turned over (Billy McComb, Ken de Courcy)
6. cards in envelopes are divined
Related to
  • Ken de Courcy's and Billy McComb's "Cabaret Card Divination"
Magic Page by Page 88
Billy McComb, Patrick Page Billy's Thimble while doing a thimble routine, an extra finger appearsInspired by Magic Page by Page 291
Roberto Giobbi, Billy McComb, Ken De Courcy Card Call "Cabaret ard Divination" of a bunch of cards, last card predicted in letterRelated to Standup Card Magic 105