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Art Spring Matched Cards top and bottom cards are initialed, the fuse into one after deck has been cut, see p. 308 for reference
Related to
  • "Stranger of Another Color" (Norman Houghton, Ibidem #5)
Variations
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 1-4 (Vol. 4 No. 10) 278
Unknown Gag Fusion "originated, I think, in England some time ago"
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 5-8 (Vol. 5 No. 2) 308
Karl Fulves Future Minus odd backed card underneath cardboard, another card signed is put underneath as well, they become one signed odd-backed card
Variations 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 card
Inspired 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
Variations 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
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
Incredible Close-Up Magic 97
Phillip Young Swiveled Six and Ace fuse to a Seven, Dr. Elliott's Change
Fingers don't Entertain, People Do 7
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
Richard Kaufman Fusion two blank cards become double backer which is examined, when peeled apart again they are two selections, then blank again
Inspired by Abstract 20
Peter Samelson New York Transpo signed card is only odd-backed card, transposes with card signed on back, then they merge into one card
Inspired by Theatrical Close-Up 73
Ben Harris Signed Blendex odd-backed card finds signed selection, then becomes signed selection
Best of Friends — Volume II 484
Steve Beam Making Faces fusion and split of two cards
The Trapdoor — Volume One (Issue 7) 115
Ben Harris Snappy Blendo Card Blendo
Out Of His Mind! 111
Jay Sankey Hotfoot ambitious sequence with signed card, then with second card, fusion
Related to Sankey Panky 76
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
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
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
Father Cyprian Quick Change as fusion technique
CardPerfect 60
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
Variations Stop Fooling Us Lecture Notes 39
David Acer Emotional Bonding spectator writes positive emotion on face of card, another spectator on the back of another card, the fuse
Also published here
  • Genii, July 1991
Natural Selections 106
Darwin Ortiz Bold Fusion creating a double facer
Variations 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 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, blendo
Inspired by Natural Selections 92
Steve Bedwell Siamese Signatures
Siamese Signatures and Other Oddities 6
Unknown Cold Fusion
Method in Effect 3
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
Edward Marlo, David Regal K.M. Move with Reverse Fingering as fisible fusion
Close-Up & Personal 98
Paul Cummins Fusion Bibliography
Tricks of my Trade 174
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
Steve Beam Card Compression four Aces compressed into two Tos, into a Four, then card vanishes
Also published here Hand-Picked Card Tricks 44
Darwin Ortiz Ultimate Fusion creating double facer
Inspired by Scams & Fantasies with Cards 168
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 Clubs
Related 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, repeat
Inspired 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 sandwich
Inspired by Card Conspiracy — Vol. 2 20
Roberto Giobbi Pasteboard Blendo
Also published here Card College — Volume 5 1174
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
Derek Dingle Derek Dingle Approach 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 Clubs
Inspired byAlso published here Random Acts of Magic 21
Frank Garcia Frank Garcia Touch tip for "Forgery"
Related to Enchantments 13
David Acer Assimilation Two cards placed in between Jokers visually fuse into selected card
Inspired byRelated to Random Acts of Magic 95
Michael Powers Back to Back card signed on face, it is shown to have a blank back, another selection signed on back is shown to have blank face, cards fuse to normal card with both signatures
Power Plays 144
Peter Gröning, Michael Powers Signed Sealed and Delivered unknown card signed on back, sandwiched with red Jacks and put in card case, another card is signed on face, cased card turns out to be signed on both sides later
  • Signed, Sealed and Delivered the Easy Way
Inspired by
  • Peter Gröning effect from TSD website
Power Plays 80
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
Chad Nelson Married and Single
Double Your Pleasure 7
Dan Buck, Dave Buck, Chad Nelson Shake & Bake Anniversary Waltz
Organic 44
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
Tyler Wilson Running Man ungaffed handling for Doc Eason's "Anniversary Waltz"
Reinventing the Real 85
Tyler Wilson Fusion Plot Credits
Reinventing the Real 91
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 Clubs
Also published here More Power to You 129
Steve Beam Compresión de Cartas four Aces compressed into two Tos, into a Four, then card vanishes
Also published here El Cardquistador 5
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 sides
Inspired by Pure 10
Ryan Schlutz Boxy Waltz selection travels into case, then transposes with second selection, then fusion finale
Also published here 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" bet
Inspired byRelated to Game Changer 37
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
Allan Ackerman Highland Fusion without double facer
Inspired by
  • "Mental Fusion" (John Carey, Carey Scene #3, 2018)
Card Theater 62
Ryan Schlutz Boxy Waltz selection travels into case, then transposes with second selection, then fusion finale
Also published here False Anchors 77