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666 pages

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 1 - January 1973 - 52 pages
  2. Cover - Ed Mishell
  3. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  4. Contents
  5. Cover Portrait - Ed Mishell - by Leslie Guest
  6. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Club 71 - now quarterly
      • Mystics - to cease publication
    • With The Dealers
      • Robert Nelson [NC] - list
      • Norm Osborn's Magical Trading Post
      • Cube in a Tube - Arthur Setterington
      • ring and string trick - Richard Durham
      • Double Feature - Sid Lorraine
        • The Pickets
        • The Skyjacker
      • Master Mentalist - Richard Rightmire
      • Stage Illusions for the 1-2 or 3 Performer Show - Burling Volta Hull
      • The Best from Down Under - J. V. Reilly
      • Commercial Mentalism - Robert Nelson [OH]
  8. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • No. 1a - The Money Man
  9. Her Roving Majesty - Eddie Joseph
  10. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  11. Reminiscing with Bob Nelson - continued
  12. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Horoscope Forecast - Carroll Wronger
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Brian Zimbler
  13. Wizard Club of Chicago 40th Anniversary Magic Show - Mike Richards
  14. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Ten-Card Mental Speller
  15. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • holder for two thumb tips - Jerry Fulton
  16. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 4, Part 5 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Boy and the Lion - The Lady and the Lion
  17. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  18. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  19. Houdini Seance
  20. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • The Newspaper Article
  21. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  22. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Stop-Lite-Trix
    • Stop Light Trick using Abbott's Perpetual Balls
    • Abra-Cadabra - poem - Dorothy Golub
  23. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Change of View - poem - Joanne B. Young
  24. New Arrival
    • Miss Melanie Elise Walter - born to Tim and Sue Walter
  25. Attention All Clowns! - re: 1973 National Convention of Clowns of America, Inc.
  26. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  27. Magic and Mayhem at Midnight - Part 6 - Walt Hudson
  28. Get-Well Frances! - re: Frances Ireland Marshall
  29. Subject: Illusions - Dave Seebach
  30. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 2 - February 1973 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Oscar Kamleiter
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Oscar Kamleiter
  5. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  6. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
    • jumbo playing card greeting cards from Hallmark
  7. Magi-Go-Round
  8. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Gal' Magician of the Month - Kathy DUdley
  9. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  10. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • The Key to '73
  11. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • addresses of figure makers
    • Question Festival - John J. Bogorae
  12. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  13. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  14. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  15. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Business Ethics for Magicians
  16. Magic and Mayhem at Midnight - Part 7 - Walt Hudson
  17. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
  18. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Magic Digest by George B. Anderson
    • Ring Off the Silk
  19. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • eggs from "Leggs" - Henry O. Silsbee III
  20. The Collector or the Collectors Wife? - rhyme - Esther F. Olson
  21. In Loving Memory - Kay Thomas
  22. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Audience, November-December 1972 - bi-monthly
      • Bob Downey - novel mailings
      • Linking Rings - D. A. Tayade
      • Add comedy to Your Act - Lou Derman
      • Genie Presentations - Will Ayling
      • Mind Your Magic - Charles W. Cameron
      • The Magic Kettle - Jeffrey Atkins
      • Discus - The Great Norman
      • Sneaky Snake - Supreme
  23. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • No. 2a - The Card That Wouldn't Budge
  24. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Royal Barrage
  25. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 4, Part 6 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Palace in London
    • The King of Cards
  26. Subject: Illusions - Dave Seebach
  27. Final Curtain
    • Arthur Harris
  28. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Watch Your Step
    • quickie with rubber skull
  29. Psychokinetic Control - John Sherwood
  30. Those Awful Moments in Magic - Dale Salwak
  31. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 3 - March 1973 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Karl Wagner
  3. Magi-Go Round
  4. Contents
  5. Cover Portrait - Karl Wagner as "Kaptain Karl" - by Neil Foster
  6. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  7. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Don Ryan
  8. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  9. Roger Siegel's One-Handed Color Change
  10. Trapped in Space - Eddie Joseph
  11. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Tom Thumb Coin Bag - Abbott's
      • Blink - Abbott's
      • Dancing Handkerchiefs - Ralph Adams
      • The Invisible Wand - Shigeo Futagawa
      • The Dime and Penny - in Japanese - Lloyd Jones
      • The Concealed Art of Magic - George P. Sanderson
      • Children's Parties a Specialty - Peter D'Arcy
      • Highly Mediocre Tricks - Peter McDonald
      • Comic Props Made Easy - Daren Dundee
      • The Limit - Supreme
    • magazines
      • Magical Bookie
      • The Magic Cauldron No. 45
      • The Flapping Bird No. 18
      • Swami
      • Magigram
      • Genii, October
      • Magick
      • Magic Collectors Reprint Series Vol. 2 No. 2
      • The Pallbearers Reviews
      • The New Pentagram
      • M-U-M
      • Orben Comedy Letters
    • With the Magic Club Papers
      • India Ring Bulletin
      • The Spellbinder
      • Calliope
      • Yogi-Gram
      • Club 71, Winter Edition (No. 4)
      • Big Bib's Magic Club News, January
      • Top Hat, Nov.-Dec.
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • J. S. Magic Circle
      • The Silent Messenger
      • Chaos
      • S.O.B.
      • The Boston Barnstormer
      • Magicana
      • Houdini-Gram
    • With the Dealers
      • Astra Magic
      • Supreme - Super News
      • Top Hat Topics
      • Jack Coats
      • Nelson Enterprises Catalog No. 31
      • Abbott's Catalog No. 20
  12. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • tracing wheel over Styrofoam for perforated sheets - Richard Lyn
  13. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 3a - A Prize in Every Package
  14. Subject: Illusions - Dave Seebach
  15. Final Curtain
    • Harry Louine (Louis N. Miller) - by Walter Berlin
  16. Abbott's Catalog No. 19? - never printed
  17. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Strange Influence
  18. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  19. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • The Hour of Magic with the Magic Man Contest - Dan Matter
  20. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Two Person Black-Jack Deal
  21. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Friendly Stranger
  22. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  23. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • Running a Party?
    • Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
      • On Second Thought - John J. Bogorae
    • A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 4, Part 7 - Robert E. Olson
      • Shadows of Life 0r The Artists Dream
      • The Artist's Dream
      • The Phantoms of a Parisian Studio
    • It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
      • The Professional
    • Get Well Leonard [Carrion] - Frances Marshall
    • In Old Milwaukee - Jack Larkin
    • The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
    • This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
      • Booking Contracts - Do You Need One?
    • For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
      • Coming Events in Magical Chicagoland
    • Magic and Mayhem at Midnight - Part 8 - Walt Hudson
    • Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 4 - April 1973 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - John Booth
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - John Booth - by Robert Lund
  5. In Memoriam - Bob Nelson
  6. Magic and Mayhem at Midnight - Part 9 - Walt Hudson
  7. In Memoriam - Howard Thurston
  8. A New Illusion! - Gift-Wrapped Girl - North Bigbee
  9. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Control Two - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Ken Gonsalves
  10. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  11. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  12. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  13. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Magic Maid
  14. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  15. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  16. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  17. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Out of Sight Card Wallet - Bob Downey
      • Lenny the Leprechaun - Billy McComb
      • Color in Mind - Arthur Carter
      • A Fun-Packed Portfolio - Ed Harris
      • Super-10 Money Maker - Jack Chanin
      • source for Spanish language books - D'Artis
      • Trollkarlen [Swedish] - periodical
      • Norm Osborn - Magical Trading Post
      • Double Feature - Sid Lorraine
      • Ken Brooke's Magic Place - lists
  18. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 4a - A Close-Up Closer
  19. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • salt routine
  20. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Nick's Drunken Poker Deal
  21. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Overdoor Hanger" door hanger for changing clothes - Robert Downey
  22. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • So You're Using Marked Cards!
    • No Buckle, No Sleight 6 Card Repeat - John Miller
  23. A Planned "Magic Week" - Bill Pitts
  24. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • The Mystery of the Triplets - Al Mann
  25. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • gun safety routine
  26. Abbott's Magic - Eddie Joseph
  27. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Laughing Matter - John J. Bogorae
  28. Final Curtain
    • Maurice "Nick" Nicholson - by Tom Auburn
  29. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 5, Part 1 - Robert E. Olson
    • Sawing a Lady ion Half
  30. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Greetings: or A Comeback by Mail
  31. Notes on DCD [Diamond Cut Diamond] - Edward Marlo

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 5 - May 1973 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Irving Desfor
  3. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • What Price Talent?
  4. A Planned "Magic Week" - Bill Potts
  5. Contents
  6. Cover Portrait - Irving Desfor - by Neil Foster
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • Albo book on the Bambergs is on the way
    • What's New
      • The Magic Safari - variant by Gary Dudash
      • Winners All and Take a Look - Chas. C. Eastman - reprint
      • More Manipulative Magic - Chas. C. Eastman - reprint
      • Power of Persuasion - Arthur Setterington
      • Phoney - Trevor Dawson
      • Sidewalk Shuffle - Martin Lewis
      • Current Comedy - Robert Orben
      • Epilogue Special Issue, Part 1 - Derek Dingle
      • Epilogue Special Issue, Part 2 - Derek Dingle
  8. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 5a - Cut the Cards
  9. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Shoe Tote Bag"
  10. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  11. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  12. Subject: Illusions - Dave Seebach
  13. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  14. Magi-Go Round
  15. Notes on DCD [Diamond Cut Diamond] - Edward Marlo - continued
  16. Woolly Wonder - Eddie Joseph
  17. Conjuring with Dice - Nick Trost
    • Prediction with Six Dice
  18. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 5, Part 2 - Robert E. Olson
    • Sawing a Woman
  19. Aloha Peggy - obituary - re: Peggy Gwynne Cole
  20. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Craig Karges
  21. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
  22. Mentalism in Print
    • The Occult Conceit - Owen S. Rachleff
    • Wall Street and Witchcraft - Max Gunther
    • The Magician and The Think Tank - Time Magazine, March 12
  23. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • Magic Jigsaw - Joe Gattis
    • Two-Way Short Card - Duke Stern
  24. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • That's Not Saying Much - John J. Bogorae
  25. Inez Blackstone Kitchen Homored
  26. Final Curtain
    • Greystone [Wreford Stough Price]
  27. Souvenir from Suzy Wandas - Max Dif
  28. Letter to the Editor - from Duane Fischer
  29. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  30. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • The Magician on TV, or Free Publicity (But First a Word from Our Sponsor)
  31. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • The Show Lace!!!
  32. Magic and Mayhem at Midnight - Part 10 - Walt Hudson
  33. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  34. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
    • Chicago Events
  35. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 6 - June 1973 - 57 pages including a one page flyer
  2. Cover - Jeff Wawrzaszek
  3. New Arrival
    • Deanna Dawn born to Steve and Norma Varro
  4. Final Curtain
    • Herman Hanson
  5. Contents
  6. Cover Portrait - Jeff Wawrzaszek - by John Sherwood
  7. Flashy Zombie Finales - Walter Berlin
  8. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 5, Part 3 - Robert E. Olson
    • Sawing a Woman
  9. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • Magic is Certainly a Great Fraternity
  10. Tannen's 11th Jubilee
  11. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  12. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • paint brush using paddle move - "Van" the barber
  13. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Success Book, Volumes 1 & 2 - Frances Marshall
      • Lecture-Demain - Leslie Guest
      • Indian Cups and Balls - Sam Dalal
      • French's Manipulative Magic - Edwin French
      • Choice Magic - Chas. C. Eastman
      • Punch and Judy - Mariano Palhinha
      • Al Koran's Legacy
      • Deck of M
      • A Quick Glance at the Magazines ...
        • Abracadabra
        • Orben's Current Comedy
        • Magigram
        • Genii, November & December
        • M-U-M, February & March
        • Magick
        • Swami
        • Pallbearers Review, October, November & December
        • Pallbearers Review, Special Summer Issue - The Seventh Folio (Bro. John Hamman)
        • The New Pentagram, February & March
      • Magic Club Papers and Magazines of Interest
        • The Magic Cauldron
        • Magical Bookie #42
        • Magicol #26
        • Top Hat, Jan.-Feb. & March-April
        • The Spellbinder
        • The Silent Messenger
        • The Barnstormer
        • The Christian Conjurer
        • Yogi-Gram
        • J-A-M (Junior American Magician), Nos. 3-4
        • S.O.B. Jr.
        • The Pentacle
        • Houdini-Gram
        • Calliope, December thru February
        • Magicana
    • Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
      • New Series No. 6a - Effective Symbol Perception
    • Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • New Tops Index 1972 - Volume Twelve - Dale Salwak, compiler
    • This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
      • Some of My Best Friends Are My Customers ... How About You?
      • How to Spread the Word
    • For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
    • Mercer Helms - Magician Really in There Flying
    • Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
      • Magic Merry-Go-Round
    • "The Last Magic Show"
    • Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
      • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Tim Samp
    • Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
      • paper bags to hold doves - Dicky Dean
    • Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
    • Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
      • Table Magic
    • Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
      • One, Two, Three "Traffic Light"
    • Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • From the Depth of Darkness - Eddie Joseph
    • Magi-Go Round
    • Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
      • The DIY Thumb Writer - Jerry Fulton
    • Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
      • clock effect
      • sign for quieting a young audience
      • sign for sit down
    • S-T-R-E-T-C-H That Magic Vacation
    • It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
    • flyer announcing the Colon High School Auditorium is air conditioned

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 7 - July 1973 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - Tom Auburn
  3. Contents
  4. Max Terhune - obituary by Bev Bergeron
  5. Herman Hanson - obituary by Irv Weiner
  6. Cover Portrait - Tom Auburn - by Sid Lorraine
  7. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 6, Part 1 - Robert E. Olson
    • Carries Thirteen Tons of 'Magic' - Howard Thurston, Magician on His Way to Australia with Fourteen Assistants
  8. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  9. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Printing Four Blank Cards
  10. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  11. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • A Thumb Tip Vase
  12. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  13. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  14. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Magician of the Month - none
  15. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Indian Rice Bowls - D.A. Tayade
      • Hindu Checkers - D.A. Tayade
      • Full Circle - Phil Goldstein
      • Magic Monsterpiece - Lee Jacobs Productions
      • Quartette - Bruce Posgate
      • No. 2 Fantasio's Cane and Candles Book - David Ginn
      • Magic with an E.S.P. Deck - Sam Dalal
      • Lecture Notes No. 1 - Mike Rogers
      • Lecture Notes No. 2 - A Second Session - Mike Rogers
      • he Success Book - 2 Volumes - Frances Marshall
      • Super Subtle Card Miracles - Frank Garcia
    • Items in the Mail
      • Lee Jacobs Productions - catalog
      • Bob Lynn - list
      • Magic Market, February-March
      • Robert Nelson [SC] - list
      • Show-Biz Services - catalog
      • LaWain's House of Magic - lists
  16. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 7a - An Oriental Persuader
  17. The Peter Reveen Illusion Show - Walter Berlin
  18. Radascope - Eddie Joseph
  19. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • egg bag with toy car - unknown
  20. The Amazing Conklins - Feature Attraction at "Kaintuck Territory"
  21. Cindy Conklin Becomes Mrs. Michael Clark
  22. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  23. Parent Assembly of Society of American Magicians Presents It's Annual "Salute to Magic" - George Schindler
  24. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Super Derayco" as substitute for OOM - Oran B. Dent
  25. The Mazda Mystic Ring's Magic Show - Clettis V. Musson
  26. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • The Laughs Are On Us - John Bogorae
  27. This Business of Magic - Thomas Zoss
    • Year One Ends - Some Thoughts, Some Thanks
  28. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  29. Poetess' Corner - Marie Dornfield
  30. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
    • Magician's Convention Pox
  31. Monk Watson Will be in Charge of the "Talent Contest"

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 8 & 9 - August & September 1973 - 76 pages
  2. Cover - Ronald Conley
  3. Contents
  4. Cover Portrait - Ronald Conley - Ripley's Believe It or Not! Magician - by Neil Foster
  5. André Kohl Tours World - André Kohl (Robert Gurtler)
  6. Darwin's Dove Cremation - Gary Meador (Darwin)
  7. Darwin's Dove Production - Gary Meador (Darwin)
  8. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  9. Rubbings - Tom Hubbard
  10. A Sensitive Instrument - Tom Hubbard
  11. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 6, Part 2 - Robert E. Olson
    • Shooting Through a Woman
  12. Members of the Parent Assembly of Society of American Magicians Entertain Veterans
  13. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • News Reels - periodical
      • Making Magic Pay - Ben Tallman
      • Tabell Course Volume 7
      • Pallbearers Review - delayed due to fire
    • Tricks 'N Books 'N Things
      • Silkola - D.A. Tayade
      • Spring Flowers - D.A. Tayade
      • Pussey Galore - Repro 71
      • The Ju Ju Stick - Repro 71
      • I'll Start Again - Repro 71
      • Repro 71 Catalog
      • Vanpires - Mystifying Martini
      • Fitez's Chameleon Cards - Mystifying Martini
      • Technicolor Clock - Imperial Products
      • Cut & Restored Necktie Routine - Jim Wilson
      • Presto Press Book - Tommy Windsor - reprint
      • Magical Menu - Course One - Entertaining Children - Supreme Magic
      • Magical Menu - Course Two - Mental Magic - Supreme Magic
      • Magical Menu - Course Three - Illusions - Supreme Magic
      • First Addendum - Ellison Poland
  14. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 8a - Pretty, Pretty, Bang Bang
  15. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  16. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Simple E.S.P. Test - Bob Brethen
  17. Three Mental Gems - Bill Mack
  18. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  19. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • littering routine with Square Circle, Silk Cabby and silks
  20. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Greg Hoenstine
  21. Still Collecting - Edward Marlo
  22. In Memoriam - Percy Abbott
  23. Reverso - Edward Marlo
  24. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  25. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  26. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Three-Way Miracle Prediction
    • Nick Trost's Card Craps
  27. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
  28. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • spindle units for tables - Mark J. Brown
    • trick with three dollar bills - Lawrence Arcuri
  29. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • New Trick
  30. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Blue and Gold Dinner Routine - Dan Frischman
  31. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • Fold-Up Fooler
    • The Card Sandwich
  32. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  33. Mental Xerography - Eddie Joseph
  34. Charles "Colta" Jones - obituary by Perry Jones
  35. Magi-Go-Round
  36. Subject: Illusions - Dave Seebach
  37. The Buckle Substitute - Dennis Loomis
  38. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  39. The Juggler's Art - Fred Merrill
    • The Vertical Fall
    • The Inside Fall
    • The Outside Fall
    • Parallel Fall
    • Falls from Right and Left
    • Horizontal Pass
    • Double Vertical Fall
    • Double Inside Fall
    • Triple Pass
    • Triple Over-Pass
    • The Shower
    • The Triple Shower
    • The Double-Over Fountain

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 10 - October 1973 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Duke Stern 1913-1973
  3. Magi-Go Round
  4. Final Curtain
    • Wayne Shumway
    • Don Redmon
  5. Contents
  6. Duke Stern Memorial Service - Editor
  7. My Friend Duke Stern - Monk Watson
  8. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  9. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • magazines
      • Abracadabra
      • Magigram
      • M-U-M
      • Current Comedy
      • Chaos
      • Swami
      • Magical Bookie
      • Genii, March
      • New Pentagram
      • Magick
      • Club 71
      • Calliope
      • The Christian Conjurer
      • Top Hat
      • The Silent Messenger
      • Houdini-Gram
      • Magicana
      • Big Bob's Magic Club News
      • The Spirit Trumpet
      • Yogi-Gram
      • The Boston Barnstormer
      • India Ring Bulletin No. 223
      • J. S> Magic Circle
      • The Spellbinder
      • S.O.B.
    • New Tricks and Books
      • Crystal Illusion - Jack Devlin
      • Jumbo 20th Century Cards - Repro 71
      • S.B.S. - Same Both Sides
      • Palhinha Lecture Notes No. 1
      • Lecture-Demain - Leslie Guest
      • How to Stack Dice for Fun and No $ - Senator Crandall
      • Kellar Levitation poster reprint - Lee Jacobs Productions
      • Legacy - Eric Mason
      • My Card Sir - Edwin Hooper, Ian Adair & Ken de Courcy
      • Expert Manipulative Magic - Chas. C. Eastman
  10. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
  11. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 9a - The Shopping List
  12. National Magic Week
  13. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
    • Paging Mr. Charles - Jerry Fulton
  14. Conjuring with Dice - Nick Trost
    • Effects with the Eli Dice Box
  15. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
    • no column as George is moving
  16. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
  17. Duke's Crazy Page - Duke Stern
    • photo - temporary markers on Duke's Grave
  18. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
  19. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  20. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - Richard Stuart
  21. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Auto Butler Litter Container" as a servante - Randall the Magician
  22. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 6, Part 3 - Robert E. Olson
    • Australia
    • Pretending to be Rich
    • Signing the Contract
    • All Bills Paid
    • Solid Work
    • Opening Day
    • Australia, A Gold Mine
  23. Final Curtain
    • Mrs. Harry Blackstone, Sr. - Editor
  24. Abbott's '73 Get-Together - Frances Marshall
    1. photos - Wednesday Night
    2. photos - Miscellaneous
    3. photos - Thursday Night
    4. photos - Friday Night
    5. photos - Saturday Night
  25. On the Reputed Demise of Duke Stern - Clarke "Senator" Crandall
  26. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Leaping Lemons
  27. The Thinking Rings - cartoon - Ed Eckl
  28. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  29. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  30. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  31. Twenty-Five Years Ago in "Tops"
    • Attaboy Poker Hand - Bert Allerton
    • Ribbon Escape - Stuart Bacon
    • Chinese Tube and Box - Bobby Cartmell
    • Foo Can Finale - Clever Haubold
    • Chinese Paper Tear - Bobby Cartmell
    • Double - Cordini
    • Predicaments - poem - Harry Opel

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 11 - November 1973 - 64 pages
  2. Cover - Duke Alphonse
  3. Please - Neil Foster
  4. Contents
  5. Cover Portrait - Duke Alphonse - Neil Foster
  6. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "American Hardware Stores Spray Enamel" as roughing fluid - Bob Brethen
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • reviews
      • Success, Vol. 1 & 2 - Jay and Frances Marshall
      • The Elusive Bunny Box - Wally Reid
      • Bill Severn's Big Book of Magic - Bill Severn
      • Magic with Electronics - Bud Morris
      • Strictly Visuals 2 - David Ginn
      • Master Routine with the Sponges - Kozak
      • Cyclotron - Steve Dacri
      • Super Market Magic - Tommy Windsor
      • The Linking Rings of Jack Miller - George Gore, Jr.
      • Into the 4th Dimension and Beyond - Jeff Busby
      • No. 1 Lecture - Mariano Palhinha
      • Holesome - The Magic Shop
      • Encyclopedia of Suspensions and Levitations - Bruce Armstrong, editor - in process
  8. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 10a - A Christmas Cut-Up
  9. Special Notice - re: Duke Stern IBM Ring magic auction
  10. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • Zodiac of Life - Bob Mason
    • Spectacular - Bruce Posgate
  11. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Month - John Connor
  12. Final Curtain
    • Frank Buhla - by Walter F. Williams, Jr.
  13. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
    • photo - Sunny Lupton
    • Trick of the Month -
  14. Bob Ford - New President of T.A.O.M.
  15. Conjuring with Dice - Nick Trost
    • The Eli Dice Box - A Second Effect
  16. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
    • Indian Summer
    • It Has Happened to All of Us, Hasn't It?
  17. Gospel Magic - Rev. Robert E. Olson
    • Ringmaster Meets Jesus
  18. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  19. Keynorama - Eddie Joseph
  20. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  21. Magical Whirligig - Walt Hudson
  22. Safely Speaking - Karl Wagner
    • Patriotism
  23. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Goof on the Roof - George Schindler
  24. Deuce Sandwich Switch - Edward Marlo
  25. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 6, Part 4 - Robert E. Olson
    • The Sword Box
    • The Canary and Light Bulb
  26. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
  27. In Memoriam - photo - Harry Blackstone [Sr.]
  28. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall

  1. The New Tops - Volume 13, Number 12 - December 1973 - 56 pages
  2. Cover - De Yip Loo
  3. Joe Scott Named Dean of St. Louis Magicians
  4. Contents
  5. Cover Portrait - De Yip Loo - Accidental & Occidental Memories of an Oriental - by George Johnstone
  6. Kid Show Forum - Bruce Posgate
    • Magic Camera - Jim Hawes
  7. Fox Tales - Karrell Fox
  8. Sid Lorraine's Tip of the Month
    • "Basic-H" and "At-Ease" for cleaning props - Bryan Roth
  9. Final Curtain
    • Coleman L. Beahn - by Horace Marshall
  10. It's a Mystery to Me - Clarke "The Senator" Crandall
  11. Conjuring with Cards - Nick Trost
    • Odd Man Wins
  12. Out of My Mind - Looking Into Things Mental and Psychic - Micky Hades
  13. Poetess' Corner - Marie Antoinette Dornfield
  14. Johnstone's Column - By George [Johnstone]
  15. In Memoriam - Jack Gwynne
  16. Sid Lorraine's Chatter - Sid Lorraine
    • De Magier - Dutch periodical
    • What's New?
      • The Spirit is Weak - Ken Alfredson
      • Watch Out - Magi-Fects
      • Zodiac of Life - Bob Mason
      • Terry Seabrooke's Signed Bill in Wallet - Repro 71
      • Guess Right - Repro 71
      • Perpetual Balls - Abbott's
      • The Two-Bit Prison - Ronald Allesi
      • The Bullet Proof Card - Daren Dundee
      • Dots Incredible - Al Cohen
      • Conjuring for Children - W. W. Larsen
      • Nick's Table Trix - Nick Trost
      • Apparatus Animations and Aces - Ron Ferris
      • Forty-Four Foolers - Clettis V. Musson
      • Oceans of Notions - Ian Adair
      • The Riddle of Chung Ling Soo - Will Dexter
      • A Card in 7 - Ken de Courcy
      • Abracadabra is My Game - LP record - Duke Stern
      • The Magician's Magazine - new magazine
      • Magic Info - periodical
  17. Tricks Eleven - Sid Lorraine
    • New Series No. 11a - The End
  18. Magi-Go-Round
  19. For Women Only - Frances Ireland Marshall
    • Werner Dornfield Named Dean of Chicago Magicians
  20. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  21. National Magic Week Observed - Steven L. Smith
  22. Just for Us Young Guys - John Sherwood
    • Tops' 'Young Guy' Magician of the Year - Jeff Wawrzaszek
    • Crazy Catalog #3
  23. Duke Stern Book being compiled by Abb Dickson
  24. Thanks from Neil Foster
  25. Final Curtain
    • Carmen D'Amico - by Jimmy Nuzzo & Edward Marlo
  26. Secret Ingress - Eddie Joseph
  27. [two] Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris
  28. Wizard Club of Chicago 41st Annual Magic Show
  29. A Tribute to Howard Thurston - Series 6, Part 5 - Robert E. Olson
    • An Involuntary Illusion
    • The Boy, the Girl and the Donkey
  30. On The Spot - Ed Mishell
  31. Vent Views - Colonel Bill Boley
    • Quiz Session - John J. Bogorae
  32. Comic Trickartoon - Ed Harris

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