Steve Beam – Semi-Automatic Card Tricks, Vol. 6
Written and Illustrated by Steve Beam Hardbound, 248 pages, 114 illustrations
So many people to fool, and so few quality card tricks. The problem is obvious – what are a few thousand card tricks when there are billions of people to fool? Fortunately, the solution is equally obvious. Since 1993, the Semi-Automatic Card Tricks series has offered the best in high-impact, low-process miracles for the masses.
It took an expert in sleight-of-hand to create and assemble the best in semi-automatic card tricks. This series has become the brand name for tricks that emphasize presentations over demonstrations, impact over difficulty, and results over method.
These are not recycled retreads. The seven volumes that comprise the series are filled with take-no-prisoners card tricks and the author’s trademark humorous presentations. In addition to effects from the author’s personal repertoire, he has assembled the best card tricks from the best minds in magic…a list of contributors that form a Who’s Who in card magic from around the world.
In addition to commercial tricks that are repertoire-ready, magicians have also find this series to be a virtual goldmine of magician killers. These are the devastating card tricks for those that enjoy dusting the fanning powder off the brains of their fellow cardicians. If you are passionate about your card magic, then you have come to the right place — the Semi-Automatic Card Tricks series is for you!
“There are tricks here for just about every taste-tricks for play, tricks for experimentation, tricks to fool your buddies, and tricks for the real world. It seems to me that the Semi-Automatic Card Tricks series just gets better with each succeeding volume.” Michael Close, Genii, February