211 entries in Cards / Effect Themes / Transformation / Single Card / Back
  
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Tom Bowyer Publicity Trick back of business card with playing card back changes color
1935 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 8) 31
Dr. Jacob Daley Use for Score Card changes into regular card
1936 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 20) 110
Unknown Reversed Color Surprise card reverses and changes back color, sticky card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 110
Unknown Diachylon Super Color Change card found with think stop procedure, back changes, sticky card
1937 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
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 118
Dai Vernon Chameleon Backs two odd-backed cards, back color transposes, red-blue double backer
1937 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
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 129
Unknown A Color Change back of chosen card changes, short card
1937 Encyclopedia of Card Tricks 311
William H. McCaffrey Color Changing Backs two decks with different colors, various selections change colors of backs and back
1938 Greater Magic 295
Clayton Rawson The Card from Hell selection turns over and becomes different back color
1938 The Jinx 1-50 (Issue 46) 311
Bob Spencer Back to Back red/blue double backer
1945 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1945) 5
Al Leech An Ambitious Card Climax
1949 For Card Men Only 25
Al Leech A Quick Opener
1949 For Card Men Only 29
U. F. Grant How I Found Your Card selection's back color changes
May 1949 Grant's Inner Circle Magazine (Vol. 1 No. 8) 12
Al Leech A Hot Card Trick chicago opener
Variations 1950/2004 A Last Look at Leech 10
H. K. Becker Super Fillip back of card changes
Inspired by 1951 The Phoenix 201 — 250 (Issue 242) 969
Bill Hendricks Backward Color Change gag, back changes
1958 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1958) 38
John Gannaway Personalized Multipurpose Envelope Cards one of three cards transforms into other card with different back, special envelope cards handling
1959 Ireland's Yearbooks (Issue Yearbook 1959) 52
Cliff Green Carduplication card peeked at, five cards including selection removed, selection vanishes, odd-backed duplicate from pocket, changes back to match deck
1961 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
1961 The New Phoenix 351-400 (Issue 363) 279
Unknown Gestempelt! card freely selected, stamp put on back, a seal mark appears on it
1967 Enzyklopädie der Rauh-Glatt-Kartentricks - Teil III 10
Larry Jennings The Turncoat ace of spades vanishes, turns over, changes back, ... in small packet
1969 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
1969 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
1970 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 Dec. 1970 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 6 No. 2) 387
Allan Ackerman Axing the Aces backs of Aces change color
1971 The Esoterist 24
Charles Hudson A Horse of a Different Color card changes back in sandwich
1971 Hierophant (Issue 5-6) 272
Mike Rogers Still Avid color changing back kicker
1971 Kabbala — Volume 1 (Vol. 1 No. 2) 10
Derek Dingle The DD Color-Changing Aces
Related to 1971 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 Aug. 1971 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 1971 ca. Dingle's Deceptions 4
Frank Everhardt Chicago Opener
Related toVariations 1972 Million Dollar Card Secrets 13
Walter Rollins, Jerry Mentzer Unexpected Surprise four of five cards vanish, with odd-backed card variation
Related to 1972 Card Cavalcade 31
Karl Fulves Computer cards spelled out, the deck is always wrong, color-changing back kicker
Inspired by Nov. 1972 The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 8 No. 1) 570
Karl Fulves Chromatic Aces Ace is cut to and back changes
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 87
Karl Fulves Turncoat front and back changes on top of deck
1973 Packet Switches (Part Two) 86
Unknown Chicago Style variation of Chicago Opener
1973 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
1974 Card Cavalcade II 136
Martin A. Nash Ear Full of Cider three cards, different backs jump around
1975 Ever So Sleightly 111
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
1975 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 1975 Pabular (Vol. 2 No. 1) 154
Karl Fulves No-Gaff Wild Card top few cards of deck change into duplicates, those then into royal flush, wild card changes back color
1975 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
1975 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)
1975 Methods with Cards — Part 2 152
Karl Fulves Switching Backs chosen card changes back color
1975 Methods with Cards - Part 3 214
Roy Walton Warpaint selection changes into same card as previously signed card, signed card then changes back color
1975 Some Late Extra Card Tricks 13
Roger Smith Mental Reverse IV selection has odd-backed back as kicker, with four variations
Inspired byRelated toVariations 1975 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
1975 The Master Palm 50
Russell T. Barnhart Color Change and Return No. 8, back of selection changes color and back
1975 The Master Palm 61
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 1975 (ca.) Additional Deceptions 5
Doug Alker, George Blake Double Monte with extra card, second variation with color changing back kicker
1976 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 1976 Paul Harris Reveals Some Of His Most Intimate Secrets 73
Karl Fulves Celestial Navigation red-backed and boxed card is selected from blue deck
Related to 1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 237
Gene Maze Experiment #2 four cards, four predictions change back color
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 251
Karl Fulves Further Solution see "Experiment #2"
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 252
Karl Fulves Dragon's Curse prediction, reverse, back change
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 245
Karl Fulves Black on Blue spectator shuffles small packets, all change to black, four change back color
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 255
Karl Fulves Color Cubed front and back change
1977 Packet Switches (Part Four) 273
Gene Maze Illusion Only red-backed card turns blue and back red again
1977 Packet Switches (Part Five) 340
Ken Krenzel Force-Eps Royal Marriages with four aces back change kicker
1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 174
Ken Krenzel Caught Red-Handed "Magic Bullet" with color changing back kicker
Variations 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 82
Ken Krenzel Turn Blue
Variations 1978 The Card Classics of Ken Krenzel 70
Brother John Hamman The Two Card Trick
Related toVariations Mar. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 3) 32
Philip T. Goldstein Remembrance of Cards Past short ambitious card sequence, back of card changes
Nov. 1978 Apocalypse Vol. 1-5 (Vol. 1 No. 11) 128
Richard Kaufman Colorise back changes visibly
1978 On the Up and Up 20
Kevin Davie Signachange signed card turns over and changes color of the back
1978 Pabular (Vol. 4 No. 8) 559
Karl Fulves Final Phase I at end of transposition sequence both cards change back color
1978 Transpo Trix 34
Karl Fulves Final Phase II at end of transposition sequence both cards change back color
1978 Transpo Trix 35
Karl Fulves Radio Cards at end of transposition sequence one card changes back color, then the backs transpose
1978 Transpo Trix 37
Karl Fulves Card Problem named card on top of deck changes back color and back, posed as problem
1978 Interlocutor (Issue 22) 85
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
1978 The Book of John 42
Edward Marlo, Baltazar Fuentes Flexible Visual Change sandwiched card changes visibly, back changes also, sliding method, two methods
1979 Marlo's Magazine Volume 3 84
Karl Fulves Redexpress signed card changes back color, backs transpose
1979 Teleportation Notes 8
Tony Binarelli LIPS back of chosen card changes color and kiss appears on front
Also published here
  • "Latin Lover Opener" (Tony Binarelli, Playmagic, 1976)
1979 LIPS 1
Roy Walton Through the Centuries Of Time
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 9) 907
Philip T. Goldstein Simple Thornton back changes as a kicker
1980 Pabular (Vol. 6 No. 12) 958
Les Emberg, Allan Ackerman, Edward Marlo Overkill
Related toVariations 1980 Close-up Fantasies — Book I 73
Michael Ammar Bluefield Debute selection transforms blue, red mate in card case
Also published here 1980 Encore I 19
Danny Korem Color Changing Eidetic Sandwich card in tabled sandwich changes visibly, then back changes
1981 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
1981 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
1981 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
1981 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
1981 Sleights & Swindles 2
Philip T. Goldstein Tinted Glass with five cards, selection's back changes color
1981 Spell-Binder (Vol. 1 No. 8) 136
Horace E. Bennett Instant Reverse card reverses several times, then it changes back color
1981 Bennett's Fourth Book 67
Steve Beam You're Joking deck spread face down, performer removes the two Jokers from face-down spread, message appears on back of Jokers
Inspired by
  • "You're Joking" (Steve Beam, Diary of a Deranged Deck)
1981 Teaching an Old Deck New Tricks 3
Derek Dingle New Double Color-Changing Aces
Related to 1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 76
Derek Dingle Pegas Aces
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 86
Derek Dingle Colour Changing Any Card Speller peeked card is spelled to - different back
1982 The Complete Works of Derek Dingle 104
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Sequence credit information, color changing back kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 1982 shuffled lecture 1
Dave Robertson The Back is Gone cards vanish and 'Gone' written on back of selection
Variations 1982 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 1982 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
1983 The New York Magic Symposium — Collection 2 78
Stephen Tucker Eureka monte in the hands , ending in Bizarre Twist
Inspired by 1983 Spell-Binder (Vol. 3 No. Special #3) 36
Karl Fulves Color Changing Back Problem outjogged sandwiched card visibly changed back color, posed as a problem
1983 Bob Ostin's New Submarine Card 37
Michael Powers Color Ambitious ambitious card with color changing back kicker
1983 Powerful Magic 27
Michael Powers The Off Color Vanish Bizarre Twist and Vanish
Inspired by 1983 Powerful Magic 38
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)
1984 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)
1984 West Coast Quarterly (Vol. 1 No. 2) 21
Lou Gallo Im-Packed disguised Christ Force, selection changes back color
1985 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 1985 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 1985 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
1985 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
1986 Close-up Framework 14
David Regal Subliminal Attraction touched cards, back change
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 273
David Regal Catch of the Day using Forton-Pop-Out, color changing back kicker
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 160
David Regal Half and Half signed card is torn, ONE half changes color
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 125
David Regal Illusion Jacks Jacks change back two times
1987 Star Quality — The Magic of David Regal 194
John M. Bauman, Tony Binarelli Painted Lips kiss appears on back of selection, free selection
Nov. 1987 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 1987 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 1987 Inspirations 50
Thomas Hierling C.C. Ambitious Card "color changing ambitious card", ambitious card changes back color as finale
1987 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 1988 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
1988 M.I.N.T. — Volume I 178
Doug Edwards How about This?!
Nov. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 11) 1710
Nick Pudar Blues in the Night two back change
Dec. 1989 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 12 No. 12) 1727
Brother John Hamman The Two-Card Trick
1989 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
1989 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 1989 Seminarheft 28
Juan Tamariz The Talisman card changes under challenge conditions, several variations
1989/91 Sonata 131
Juan Tamariz The Magic Card back and front of a card change multiple times, gaffed
1989/91 Sonata 233
Mike Bornstein Color me Blue
Jan. 1990 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 1990 Unexplainable Acts 65
Philip T. Goldstein Con-Sequence color changing back kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 1990 Focus 106
Bob King Mini Ambush
Aug. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1964
David Regal Changing Places
Aug. 1991 Apocalypse Vol. 11-15 (Vol. 14 No. 8) 1962
Michael Ammar Bluefield Debut selection transforms blue, red mate in card case
Also published here 1991 The Magic of Michael Ammar 149
Michael Ammar Double Color Change wrong card changes in selection and back color
1991 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 1991 Magie 20
Kuniyasu Fujiwara The Card Machine
1992 Five Times Five - Japan 67
Alexander de Cova Hangman Plus stick figure on cardboard vanishes and appears on back of signed selection
Inspired by 1992 Ein Profi packt aus... 108
Amrik Sandhu ATFUS and a Stranger mental reverse type effect with color-changing back kicker
1992 Profile (Issue 11) 7
Karl Fulves Likely Suspect packet, selection stands always out, three phases, only face-up card, then only black card, then odd-backed
1993 Rigmarole (Issue 1) 5
Dave Campbell Reversomatic card reverses five times, color-changing back kicker
Inspired byAlso published here 1993 Profile (Issue 14) 10
Jerry Mentzer Signed Selection Changes Color back changes visually using following color change
  • Alternate Version
1993 Card File 120
Gerard Parkin What would have Happened?
Nov. 1994 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 17 No. 11) 2428
Karl Fulves Blue Moon blackjacks chosen despite random cuts and then counting to twenty-sixth card, spectator's blackjack changes back color
1994 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
1994 Crooked Tales 47
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
1994 The Trapdoor — Volume Three (Issue 52) 952
David Regal The Wrong Ones!
Sep. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2552
David Regal Still The Wrong Ones!
Sep. 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 9) 2554
Tom Mullica Back And Blue
Inspired by June 1995 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 18 No. 6) 2516
Marvin Leventhal Bizarre Transposition card found in different colored deck, Bizarre Twist variation
Inspired by 1995 The Minotaur (Vol. 7 No. 3) 3
Arthur Carter Chemical Reaction No. 52, one of seven cards chosen, its back changes color
1995 Self-Working Close-up Card Magic 104
David Acer Flying Colors deck changes color except selection, another selection signed, it changes back color
1995 Natural Selections 95
Paul Gordon Emergency Deam Card to pocket with color changing back
Apr. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 4) 2634
Steve Rogers, Paul Cummins Blushing Ambition color changing back kicker
Aug. 1996 Apocalypse Vol. 16-20 (Vol. 19 No. 8) 2684
Paul Harris The Bizarre Routine "The Bizarre Twist" with color changing back kicker of card
1996 The Art of Astonishment - Book 1 (Issue Paul Harris Reveals some of his most Int...) 103
Allan Ackerman, Edward Marlo, Les Emberg Overkill
1996 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
1996 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
1996 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
1996 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
1996 Miracles with Cards 32
Larry Jennings The Transmutated Cards three cards
Related to 1997 Jennings '67 114
Peter Duffie Double Ender Chicago Opener type of effect with "thought of" cards
1997 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
1997 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 1999 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
1999 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 1999 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
1999 Natural Selections — Volume II 132
Tom Craven Hummer - Odd Back Basic Hummer, but selected card is reversed and also odd-backed
Also published here 1999 Cunning Card Miracles 41
Chuck Smith Switch-A-Roo Monte short monte sequence with color changing back kicker
2000 Why Not? 6
Christian Knudsen Tablehopper's Holy P.O.D. flap gaff, color changing back kicker
Inspired by 2000 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
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 183
Thomas Waldeck Pentium Card 52 routine with computer presentation, floppy disk
2000 Concertos for Pasteboard 195
Tom Craven Hummer - Odd Back selection also has odd back
Inspired by
  • "Baby Hummer" (Charles Hudson, Linking Ring)
Also published here
2000 Card File Two 70
Simon Lovell The Namer back of signed card changes to another back with "Your Signature" written on it
2000 Son of Simon Says! 23
Karl Fulves Popgun odd-backed joker in deck, selection pops out next to joker, backs transpose
2001 The Magic Thrust 34
Unknown Bluebeard No. 28, King of Clubs becomes odd-colored back
2001 New Self-Working Card Tricks 43
David Regal Three...Two...One with color change kicker
2002 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)
2002 Constant Fooling 2 12
David Regal The Color of Science red joker turns blue kings red
2002 Constant Fooling 1 83
David Regal Face it, you've changed gaffed, hands-off
2002 Constant Fooling 2 222
David Regal A Subtle Hue three blue cards turn one at a time red
2002 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
2002 Dobson's Choice 15
Karl Fulves Bite Size vampire card travels next to selection which then has a hole (bite) and is odd-backed
2003 Hofzinser Notebook 22
Tony Bartolotta Joker Jump two Jokers apparently transpose (gag), then a big One and Two appears on their backs
2003 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
2003 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
2004 Under Tension 25
Max Maven Over Easier Small packet Triumph with nine cards - selection shown to have different colored back
Inspired by 2004 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)
2004 Enchantments 237
Wesley James Blushing Leaper "beta", thought-of card has odd back
Inspired by 2004 Enchantments 418
Dave Campbell Reverso-matic card reverses five times, color-changing back kicker
Also published here 2004 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 2004 After The Force 48
Ron Frost Dirty, Down and Double Some weird matching routine with three pairs, back changes color, finds selection
2004 After The Force 116
Jay Sankey Touch of Evil signed card travels from packet to packet, has burnt back then
Inspired by 2004 Sankey Unleashed 106
Jay Sankey The Blues red-backed deck changes into blue with help of a blue stone, red/blue double backer
2004 Sankey Unleashed 160
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 2006 Compilation 58
Jack Avis The Diagonal Twist
Inspired by 2006 Rara Avis 142
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 2007 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
2007 The Essential Stewart James 121
Edward Marlo Colorful 21-Card Trick selection changes back color
2007 7-7-7 42
Jon Racherbaumer X-Rated 21 Card Trick selection has X on its back at the end
2007 7-7-7 101
Gene Castillon Colorful Triple Odd Chance 21 Card Trick three selections, one changes back color
Inspired by 2007 7-7-7 150
Edward Marlo Smyth Bliss 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, two methods
Also published here Sep. 2008 Genii (Vol. 71 No. 9) 28
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
2009 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
2010 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 2010 Above the Fold 54
Oliver Meech Bluebottle Red backed card changes to blue backed card, one half at a time
2010 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
2010 Nanomagias 31
Román García Index writing on back of joker is moved and card can be checked immediately
2010 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.
2010 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 2011 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 2011 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
2011 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
2012 Prolix (Issue 10) 634
Tomas Blomberg Signed Hot Mama Chicago Opener version, second selection is signed
Inspired by 2014 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)
2017 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
2018 Seven Thoughts 22
Michael Powers The Fly selection travels from one rubber banded sandwich to another, with color-changing back kicker, story presentation
Inspired by 2019 Tesseract 84
Peter Gröning Bizarre Assignment Bizarre Vanish (à la Biddle Trick) and Twist with card signed on both sides, color-changing back kicker
Inspired by 2020 Resigned to Miracles 64