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Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Überall und Nirgends (Dritte Ausführung) an additional nine cards change into selection
Also published here Kartenkünste 161
Paul LePaul Deceptive Perception five red backed cards and one blue backed card change into five blue backed cards and one red backed card
Related toVariations The Card Magic of Le Paul 135
Brother John Hamman The Mystic Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Variations The Card Magic of Bro. John Hamman S. M. 40
North Bigbee Joker Pooker
The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 385) 368
Larry Jennings The Changing of the Guard three cards are changed to match Ace of Spades
Related to Ultimate Secrets of Card Magic 75
Edward Marlo Marlo's Wild Card one red-backed AS, blue-backed blank cards, condition reverses (red-backed blank card and blue aces), two methods
Variations Expert Card Conjuring 120
Edward Marlo Wild Selections three blank cards change to three selections one by one
Expert Card Conjuring 125
Edward Marlo The Wild Purist red backed Three of Spades, blue backed blank cards, condition reverses
Expert Card Conjuring 126
Bruce Cervon Printout three blank cards are printed to match selection, see also Peter Bailey's idea of combining it with Roy Walton's Three Card Monte Routine (Devil's Playthings) on page 64
Related to Epilogue (Issue 7) 54
Aldini Roughly Wild Wild Card
Roughingly Yours 11
Edward Marlo Those Wild, Wild Aces one red-backed AS, four blue-backed blank cards, condition reverses (red-backed blank card and all four blue aces), two methods
Inspired by Those Wild, Wild Aces 1
Edward Marlo The Wild Deck "Bonus Effect", four aces removed from deck and changed to blank cards, then whole deck becomes blank
Those Wild, Wild Aces 5
Stewart Judah Unpublished Wild Card Routine described by John Braun
The Compleat Magick — Volume I (Issue 14) 67
Frank Garcia Wild Cards performer's signature multiplies
Million Dollar Card Secrets 25
Gerald Kosky Mental Thought Pin-Up Girls blank cards, pin up girls appear
Tarbell Course in Magic — Volume 7 91
Derek Dingle Impromptu Wild Card
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 1) 4
Flip Hallema Flip's Wild Card
Kabbala — Volume 2 (Vol. 2 No. 4) 25
Derek Dingle Wild Fire eight blue-backed blank cards, one regular red-backed card, red-backed becomes blank and blue-backed duplicates
New Stars of Magic (Vol. 1 No. 1) 1
Father Cyprian Father Cyprian's Wild Card four Jokers into four Aces
Related toVariations Super Subtle Card Miracles 192
Edward Marlo Wild Card Routine "An extended wild card routine to take it out of the ordinary", using standard set
Also published here The Unexpected Card Book 58
Roy Walton Imprint blank cards become duplicates of selection
Epilogue (Issue 21) 197
Larry Jennings Impromptu Wild Card
Epilogue (Issue Special No 3 (Part 2)) 277
Flip Hallema Be-WILD-ering Cards wild card with different presentation
Pabular (Vol. 1 No. 8) 89
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 Hole Wild Card Note C., packet of cards becomes holes, posed as problem
Methods with Cards — Part 1 21
Michael Boden Boden's Wild Card Routine eight blank cards become duplicates of selection
Also published here Cards and Cases 6
Jon Racherbaumer Hand-Out Wild Card sticker on blank card multiplies
VariationsAlso published here Kabbala — Volume 3 (Vol. 3 No. 3) 43
Nick Trost No-sleight Wild Card
Subtle Card Magic: Part Two 28
Michael Boden Boden's Wild Card Routine brief
Also published here Second Lecture 14
Frank Garcia The "Basic" Wild Card Routine credit information
Wildcard Miracles 7
Frank Garcia Routine #1 four double facers
Wildcard Miracles 15
David Lederman Routine #2 four double facers
Wildcard Miracles 21
Francis Carlyle "Examine the Card" apparently every card is examined, four double facers
Wildcard Miracles 31
John Mueller The Jason Merle Over the Counter Miracle four double facers
Wildcard Miracles 35
Frank Garcia Ever So Sleightly Different variant procedure, four double facers
Wildcard Miracles 38
Ron Frost Wild Card Outdone double change, with a plastic wallet switch
Wildcard Miracles 43
Larry Jennings The Magician's Magicians' Routine eight aces of spades change into face cards, ungaffed
Wildcard Miracles 52
Michael Skinner, Ricky Jay, Dai Vernon Quick-Way Wild Card four double facers, for rebuttal of Ricky Jay claim see Pabular reference
Related to Wildcard Miracles 59
Frank Garcia Anyone for Crazy Poker? nine ace of spades, transformed into to royal flushs in spades
Wildcard Miracles 66
Bob Baxter "Patter Lines"
Wildcard Miracles 68
Frank Garcia Factory Rejects blank cards are printed
Wildcard Miracles 71
John Fedko Sleightless Version of the Wild Card four double facers
Wildcard Miracles 74
Flip Hallema Dutch Treat four double facers, unusual routine
Wildcard Miracles 80
Frank Garcia Bring Them Back Routine special kicker
Wildcard Miracles 83
Frank Garcia, Fred Kaps Something Special wild card with signatures on blank cards
Wildcard Miracles 87
Frank Garcia Routine for the Experts four double facers and four glued pairs with a short card (peek force cards)
Wildcard Miracles 92
Harry G. Franke Surprise Wild Card last card changes to business card
Wildcard Miracles 97
Frank Garcia The Mindreader's Wild Card cards with different presidents changes into selected name Lincoln
Wildcard Miracles 102
Slydini The Slydini Version of Wild Card
Wildcard Miracles 105
Shigeo Takagi Japanese Wild Card
Wildcard Miracles 109
Bob Baxter Bobby Baxter's Wild Card with himber wallet switch
Wildcard Miracles 113
Tom Ogden Quickswitch transformation routine with four cards, three double facers
Variations Wildcard Miracles 118
Tom Ogden Flip Flash four fives change into jokers one by one, three double facers
Wildcard Miracles 119
Gary Alexander Himber Wallet Wildcard wallet at the end contains missing cards as climax
Wildcard Miracles 121
Frank Garcia Coup de Grace front and back changes
Wildcard Miracles 124
Unknown The Postage Stamp Mystery with stamps stuck to the faces
Wildcard Miracles 127
Unknown Wild Card Goes Round with round cards
Wildcard Miracles 127
Frank Garcia, Peter Kane 7 Card Monte Gypsy Curse handling
Wildcard Miracles 128
Tommy Wonder The Pinnacle Routine Gypsy Curse handling detail
Wildcard Miracles 138
Frank Garcia The Maximus Routine for the Experts Wild Card routine with big holes in all cards with ribbon penetration climax
Wildcard Miracles 141
Jerry K. Hartman Back to Backanal Four blank cards become all backs, then become four Aces
Loose Ends 23
Martin A. Nash Priming the Pump Hamman Count
Sleight Unseen 373
Ron Frost Follow Along two effects: instant twisting of four cards, color change front and back of four cards
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 2 No. 3) 176
Slydini Slydini's Wild Card
The Magical World of Slydini 25
Bernard Bilis Wild Card Combination gaffed but performed from a normal deck
French Pasteboards 36
Al Leech Platform Wild Card
Al Leech's Legacy 21
Gene Maze, Richard Kaufman To Be Wild, Or Not to Be Wild... front and back
The Gene Maze Card Book 55
Gene Maze Wldness of the Wildest Kind blank then, small cards
The Gene Maze Card Book 74
Philip T. Goldstein Simple Oscar
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 954
Philip T. Goldstein Simple Thornton back changes as a kicker
Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 958
Derek Dingle The Wild Move
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 37
Derek Dingle Delightfully Deceptive backs change color
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 38
Derek Dingle DD on LJ's Wild Card impromptu
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 40
Derek Dingle Impromptu Wild Card
The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 42
Derek Dingle The Gypsy Curse using larger cards
Variations The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 46
Jonathan Townsend Impromptu Wild Card four cards transform
Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 595
Edward Marlo Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card unforgettable, ungaffed cards
Variations Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 1
Edward Marlo A Commercial Tip wild card with business cards
Marlo's Unforgetable Wild Card 18
Juan Tamariz Las Cartas Locas (Versión Exprés) with nine cards, all change at once
Magia Potagia — Volume II 13
Peter Marshall Really Wild Jokers
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 6 No. 8) 805
Brother John Hamman Wild All The Way four cards, four phases, gaffed
The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 14) 131
Edward Marlo All Blank Wild Card regular cards are made to change blank on both sides, examinable
Marlo's Plus Package 1
Edward Marlo Second Routine regular cards change to blank and back to regular
Marlo's Plus Package 14
Edward Marlo Simplex All Blanks several cards change to blank
Marlo's Plus Package 19
Edward Marlo The Zerox Card
Marlo's Plus Package 28
Louis Falanga Lake Tahoe Wild Cards
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 7 No. 3) 894
Bob Farmer Wild Card Monte wild card routine with monte presentation
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 316
William P. Miesel Stand-Up Wild Card two methods
Epoptica (Issue Yearbook) 317
Daryl Martinez, Jon Racherbaumer Two-Bit Wild Card coin stickers multiply on blank cards, real coins appear leaving holes in cards, see credit correction on page 192 and page lxix
Variations The Collected Almanac (Vol. 2 No. 19) 179
Peter Samelson "The Invasion Of The Body Snatchers" with story presentation
Theatrical Close-Up 81
Willie Schneider Flash Surprise aces and one blank change to blanks and one ace
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 2) 1024
Shigeo Takagi Wilder Cards seven cards, double facers
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 8 No. 8) 1096
Jean-Jacques Sanvert Wild Jokers Transposed four jokers change into aces one by one
Best of Friends - Volume II 453
Martin Lewis Snowbird Three blank cards print to match randomly chosen card, then all change into a four of a kind
Martin's Miracles 49
Paul LePaul Deceptive Perception different presentation for reference, five red backed cards and one blue backed card change into five blue backed cards and one red backed card
Related to The Fred Braue Notebooks (Issue 4) 17
Larry Jennings Impromptu Wildcard
The Classic Magic of Larry Jennings 168
Millard Longman Impromptu Wild Card Variation
Apocalypse Vol. 6-10 (Vol. 9 No. 2) 1175
John C. Wagner Gypsy Curse Variation adding phases from Emerson&West's Color Monte and Martin Lewis' Sidewalk Shuffle
The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 116
John C. Wagner Royally Wild seven jokers change into mates of selection, then into royal flush, ungaffed
Inspired by The Commercial Magic of J.C. Wagner 129
Randy Wakeman The Mystic Card with sucker gag kicker
Inspired by Special Effects 8
Peter Duffie Born to Be Wild ungaffed
Inspirations 90
David Britland Alchemy four red cards change one by one to black cards, always one red card placed between two black cards
Inspired by The New Talon (Vol. 1 No. 3) 75
Bruce Cervon Print Out three blank cards are printed to match selection
The Cervon File 215
Bernard Bilis Wild to the 2nd Power four Aces change to selections
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 11 No. 12) 1577
Bruce Cervon Really Wild ungaffed
The Cervon File 105
Darwin Ortiz Darwin's Wild Card
Variations Darwin Ortiz at the Card Table 123
José Carroll The Unwary Cheater or The Nine Card Monte, ungaffed
Variations 52 Lovers 47
Shinichi Arai Triangle-Circle-Square blank cards, wild card with geometrical shapes
New Magic Of Japan 77
Brother John Hamman The Mystic Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one black
The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 213
Brother John Hamman Wild All the Way four cards, heavily gaffed, four phases including:
  • Ace-Sational
  • Fantabulous
Related to The Secrets of Brother John Hamman 222
Bruce Cervon Take Me to Your Printer two selections, four blank cards, they change into duplicates of one selection when it is added to packet, then selection changes to second selection
  • Variation
The Black & White Trick 143
Paul Cummins The Workingman's Wild Card
Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 13 No. 11) 1855
John Bannon Wild in the Straights Monte Routine with five cards (4 jokers & selection), transform to royal flush as climax
Impossibilia 33
Philip T. Goldstein Inside Out marketed in 1977
Focus 28
Bob Farmer Headhunter seven blank cards and Jack of Hearts, Jack travels from packet to packet, repeated twice, then all blank cards become Jacks of Hearts
Headhunter 1
John Bannon Return of the Magnificent Seven ungaffed
Smoke and Mirrors 127
Jon Racherbaumer Why is the Odd Card so Queer? ten blue-backed cards, one red-backed selection, back-condition reverses
Card Finesse II 213
Jon Racherbaumer Author's Note
The Wild Card Kit
Jon Racherbaumer Introduction credit information on the plot
The Wild Card Kit 1
Peter Kane Watch the Ace!
Also published here
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
The Wild Card Kit 2
Flip Hallema, Jon Racherbaumer The Presentation Dilemma how to present Wild Card
The Wild Card Kit 6
Edward Marlo Marlo's Meta-Phase layout sequence
The Wild Card Kit 29
Slydini Thee-Card Transformations two regular cards and one double facer
  • Standard
  • Sly Version (Slydini)
  • Alternative Handling
The Wild Card Kit 38
Unknown Paint-Brush Change for Wild Card sequence
The Wild Card Kit 44
Unknown Finessed Change for Wild Card
The Wild Card Kit 47
Flip Hallema Fazes of Flip five phases
The Wild Card Kit 50
Gene Castillon, Mike Dubreuil Taming the Wild Card "Easy Wild Card"
  • Introducing the Cards
  • First Transformations
  • Magical Reversal Phase
  • Final Transformations
The Wild Card Kit 53
Edward Marlo Marlo's Climactic Display final display, with Olram Subtlety
The Wild Card Kit 57
Jon Racherbaumer Thanks to Corvello!
Inspired by
  • "Hexagram" (Corvello, marketed by Ken Brooke)
  • "The Wild Move!" (Derek Dingle, marketed)
The Wild Card Kit 61
Corvello, Derek Dingle, Jon Racherbaumer Suddenly Wild!
The Wild Card Kit 63
Paul Diamond "All of a Sudden"
The Wild Card Kit 64
Robert Walker Wild Walker (by Walker? No credit)
The Wild Card Kit 68
Edward Marlo Unexpected Wild Card
Also published here The Wild Card Kit 71
Jon Racherbaumer Hand-Out Wild Card sticker on blank card multiplies
Also published here The Wild Card Kit 76
Milton Kort Select Bibliography Wild Card in print
The Wild Card Kit 79
Steven Hamilton Professional Routines - Wild Card author unclear
Profile (Issue 7) 11
Peter Kane Full Circle full deck version, twenty-six double facers
Inspired by
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
Profile (Issue 8) 1
Michael Close We're all B*z*s on this Bus clown faces appear on blank cards
Variations Workers Number 3 104
Dean Nicholas Handling of Peter Kane's Gypsy Curse written up by Anthony Owen
Inspired by New Sorcerer (Vol. 1 No. 4) 18
Andy Maas Professional 9-Card-Monte
Related to Avantgarde Magic (Vol. 2 No. 4) 50
J. W. Sarles Facsimile four Queens change into duplicates of selection, gaff not explained
Rigmarole (Issue 4) 43
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies four Jokers change one by one into chosen card, then into Queens, ungaffed
Also published here Profile (Issue 15) 4
Roberto Giobbi Wild Business nine double blank cards, business sticker put on one multiplies
Inspired byAlso published here Persönliche Notizen zum Seminar 5
Gene Maze Wild Card Nos. 1 & 2 No. 1: front and backs change
No. 2: routine with three selections
Gene Maze And The Art Of Bottom Dealing 158
Alexander de Cova Wild Card Exclusiv
Inspired by Secrets No. 1 23
Meir Yedid Wildcard #2001 five Tens, sticker on one multiplies, then they change into Royal Flush, trade show presentation
Magical Wishes 65
Michael Vincent Michael's Wild Card three selections and Joker change four Jokers and then to four Aces
Inspired by Roger's Thesaurus 86
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies ungaffed
Also published here The Little Black Book 10
Steven Hamilton In The Hands Wild Card
Also published here The Little Black Book 19
R. Paul Wilson Wild With The Ladies four Jokers change one by one into chosen card, then into Queens, ungaffed
Also published here Chaos Theories 35
Stephen Tucker The Xerox Effect signature multiplies on blank cards
Variations Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 8) 2683
Paul Cummins The Workingman's Wild Card
from a shuffled deck in use... Part One 11
Brother John Hamman, Arturo de Ascanio The Really Wild Nine-Card Trick nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Inspired by Card College — Volume 2 321
Miguel Gómez Wild By Twos ungaffed
The Looking Glass (Issue 2) 69
Tommy Wonder The Tamed Card using double facers, sticky card, no table required
Variations The Books of Wonder — Volume 1 183
Michael Close, Shigeo Takagi You Hue spectator's name is duplicated, using name index, variation on Takagi's "The Wild Blanks"
Workers Number 5 16
Dominique Duvivier Printing Wild Card routine
Variations Magie Duvivier 27
Tommy Wonder The Creative Process how he developed "The Tamed Card"
The Books of Wonder - Volume 1 181
Bob King Domesticated Wild Card one double-facer
Five-Star Magic 24
Harry Riser Wild Homing Card four Jokers change into duplicates of selection, then back, selection travels back repeatedly after being discarded
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser 194
Pablo Domenèch Wild Card nine card monte, with seven cards
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 117
Pablo Domenèch Wild Card Plus nine card monte, with seven cards
La Magia de Pablo Domènech 124
Roberto Giobbi Wild Business nine double blank cards, business sticker put on one multiplies
Also published here The Las Vegas Lecture Notes 2
Bob Driebeek Das Tal der schwarzen Rosen wild cards with story presentation
Aenigmas Rätsel 23
Harry Lorayne Real Wild Cards
Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 20 No. 12) 2151
Larry Jennings Seven-Card Monte Gypsy Curse
Jennings '67 131
Karl Fulves The Convert four cards all become bite marks
The Vampire Chronicles 61
Thomas Alan Waters Gypsy Cursive
Virtual Foolery 29
Hiroyuki Sakai Wild Cards Primera blank cards turn into selection, first published in Japanese in 1993
Wild Cards Primera 1
Bruce Cervon Wild Card
Hard-Boiled Mysteries 105
Alexander de Cova Perfect 9-Card-Monte with three-card-monte intro
Inspired by Secrets No. 2 33
Ron Bauer Sudden Death Gypsy Curse
Sudden Death Gypsy Curse 1
Jim Lee Nine Card Monte with Ace of Diamonds and eight blank cards
Related to Card File Two 137
Michael Boden Boden's Wild Card Routine eight blank cards become duplicates of selection, new handling
Also published here Card File Two 144
Stephen Tucker, Aldo Colombini King-Ko's signature multiplies on blank cards
Inspired by Standing Room Only 12
David Regal The Color of Science red joker turns blue kings red
Constant Fooling 1 83
Darwin Ortiz, Peter Kane, Fred Kaps Beat the Devil ungaffed Gypsy Course handling, tarot cards
Scams & Fantasies with Cards 196
Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser Everywhere And Nowhere #3 an additional nine cards change into selection
Also published here Hofzinser's Card Tricks 122
Wesley James Watch the Wild Ace "final", double-face & split-faced, indifferent cards change into an ace of each suit, then all into aces of clubs
Inspired by
  • "Watch the Ace!" (Peter Kane, Hugard's Magic Monthly, Vol. 19 No. 8)
Enchantments 461
Dave Campbell Beyond Belief card chosen, five double-blank cards shown, one exchange with selection and the blank cards become duplicates of selection, then blank again
The Dave Campbell Legacy 223
Axel Hecklau Wild Sign cards are signed by performer, faces of cards vanish and only signatures remain
"Effektiv" 42
Peter Duffie Wildlife eight blank cards become Kings and Queens
  • The Four Suitors
  • Wedding Preparation
  • The Big Day or Till Death Us Do Part
Also published here
  • "Wildlife" (Peter Duffie, Solo, 1986)
Subtle Miracles 9
Syd Segal T(w)oo Wild Jokers three joker change into kings to match selection
Full Metal Jacket 14
Michael Powers The Mystery Card blank cards get some business logo
Inspired by
  • "Gypsy Curse" (Peter Kane)
Power Plays 147
Max Maven Blanket
Best of Friends - Volume III 407
David Solomon Solomon's Gypsy Curse
The Wisdom of Solomon 164
Nick Trost Bigfoot footprints appear on blank cards
Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 211
Al Thatcher, Nick Trost Al Thatcher's Version
Inspired by Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 216
Tom Hubbard, Nick Trost Tom Hubbard's Version
Inspired by Subtle Card Creations - Volume 1 218
Arturo de Ascanio The Magical Nine nine black and one red become nine red and one black
Inspired by The Magic of Ascanio — More Studies of Card Magic 159
Ken Krenzel Facial selection reverses and comes to top, then small packet printing and unprinting
Relaxed Impossibilities 117
Steve Beam Super Vision packet with eight Nines changes to Sixes
Semi-Automatic Card Tricks — Volume 8 183
Fred Kaps The Program is Wild idea for wild card plot
Secret Agenda (Issue Aug 29) 259
Oliver Meech Changing Expressions Wild Card routine with passport photographs
Plot Twists 62
Darwin Ortiz New Darwin's Wild Card updated handling
Inspired by Lessons in Card Mastery 261
Jim Krenz Dracula Goes Wild as James Krenz, Wild Card with Dracula theme
The F.F.F.F. Book 131
Steven Hamilton In the Hands Wild Card three double facers
Also published here The Magic of Steven Hamilton 77
Christian Scherer Der Zigeuner am Oktoberfest Gypsy Curse handling, using larger cards
Inspired by Schlaglichter 160
Joaquín Matas El "Nonile" (El Incauto Tramposo) 9 card monte
Inspired by A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 93
Joaquín Matas Wild Coffee pictures of coffee capsules appear on blank cards, real capsule appears as climax
Inspired by A Fuego Lento — Volumen II 193
Paul Vigil The Unexpected Wild Card fair selection matched by packet of duplicate prediction cards, on repeat the prediction packet changes to match new selection, "trick that cannot be explained"
Inspired by The Doors of Deception 159