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Tops Volume 8 (1943) by Percy Abbott
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January 1943 - December 1943
Abbott's Magic Novelty Company
Percy Abbott, Publisher and Editor
Howard Melson "Mel", Editor

393 pages

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 1 - January 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - R. S. Glover
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Meet Professor Glover, M. M.
  6. Another Milk Vanish Idea - "Hen" Fetsch
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • Tarbell Course, Volume 2
    • Miracle Methods Number Three - book - Hugrad & Braue
    • Easy Magic - "Windy Higgins" with Paul Stadelman
    • Questions and Answers
  8. Karrell Fox Serves Magic
  9. re: Dell O'Dell
  10. Magician Plays Alaskan Circuit - re: Russell Swann
  11. Knights Stage Jamboree - Lew Dick
  12. Where Was I? - "Monk" Watson
  13. Sweater Coin Vanish - Ed Moser
  14. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Abrams
  15. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Al Minder
  16. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Blox
    • Knee-Action Table
    • Jumbo Enigma (1)
  17. Tap-A-Card - Jimmy Conner
  18. A Four-Ace Effect - Richard Mathison
  19. Duplex Glasses with Squash - B. Zola
  20. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  21. Flying Coin Routine - Richard Tanis
  22. It Comes Out Dry - Levante
  23. re: McDonald Birch
  24. re: Ben Tekara
  25. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • An Open Letter to Edgar Bergen
  26. A Patriotic Variation - "Hen" Fetsch
  27. re: Dorny
  28. Marquis Showing in Kentucky
  29. Simplex Giant Bill Gag - Allen Lambie
  30. Spotlight Card Vanish - Allen Lambie
  31. Comedy Gag with Whistle - "Hen" Fetsch
  32. For Clean Magic - Willard S. Smith
  33. Around New York - Max Holden
  34. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  35. Card Fan Vanish - Teral Garrett
  36. Ray Cox Reports Baby Girl
  37. re: Pvt. Robert Warner
  38. re: Pfc. Stephen Patrick (Patricola)
  39. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  40. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  41. Liquid Appear Idea - "Hen" Fetsch

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 2 - February 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - H. Adrian Smith
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Salute Lieut. H. Adrian Smith!
  6. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • Greater Magic - book - revised edition
    • Blue Ribbon Card Tricks - book - Sam Berland
    • Tips on Tricks - Milbourne Christopher
    • Questions and Answers
  7. Death Card for the Axis - re: Aviation Cadet Bobbardier Arthur C. Brush
  8. [Dave and Polly] Colemans Have Busy Holiday
  9. [Waldemar] Gydesen A Benedict
  10. A Magician in the Army - Eugene C. Pronk
  11. A Tribute to J. N. Hilliard - Tom Osborne
  12. re: Jack Herbert
  13. "Murder on the Alert" - Lew Dick - re: Knights of Magic
  14. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Abrams
  15. Publicity for a Soldier Magus - re: Pvt. John E. Shaffer
  16. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Transit
    • Jumbo Enigma (2)
    • Micrometer Eye
  17. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  18. Around New York - Max Holden
  19. Attack on Pearl Harbor - Harold Ramm
  20. re: Roy Dohs
  21. re: Jimmy Fidler - joke
  22. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  23. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  24. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  25. re: Pfc. C. Thomas Magrum
  26. Routing the Rat - Sid Lorraine
  27. Simplex Slow-Motion Thimble Vanish - Allan Lambie
  28. "We Predict Patter - Frederic Kolb
  29. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • I'll Ask AH to go Hunting
  30. Simplex Card Location - Allan Lambie
  31. Magician-Airman Dies in Crash - re: Lieut. James H. Dyer
  32. [Arthur] Argus [Hermann] Dies in Indianapolis
  33. Nicola Assistant [Doris Holt Camp] Dies
  34. re: Henry B. Vinkemulder (Vinkeene)
  35. re: Magician's Club of New Orleans

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 3 - March 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Walter Z. Harris
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Walter Z. Harris - from Kazoo!
  6. Instant Card Location - Joe Ovette
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • Questions and Answers
  8. re: Seymour Davis
  9. re: Bill Watters
  10. re: Edward G. Hacker
  11. The Wizard Club [of Chicago] Show - Stan Abrams
  12. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Al Minder
  13. Silk from Fire - Richard Mathison
  14. re: Percy Abbott and Co.
  15. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  16. How to Clean Milk Pitcher - C. H. Harvey Rhodes
  17. Impossible Vanish - Joe Ovette
  18. You Gotta Screw Loose! - top by H. E. Ryan
  19. Lieut. Harry Baker Marries
  20. re: Ben Tekara
  21. re: Mysterious Lawrence
  22. re: Mrs. John W. Nelson (Montrose)
  23. re: Eddie Jester and Co.
  24. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Flapless
    • Coin Vanish - Harold Agnew
    • Leather Puzzle
  25. The Devil's Triplets - Count Satan
  26. Sure-Fire Sucker Gag - Allan Lambie
  27. re: Carl Fast and Mel
  28. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  29. Flower in Buttonhole Idea - "Hen" Fetsch
  30. Liquid Appear Routine - Brundell the Magician
  31. Thimble from Paper - Richard Mathison
  32. Gob Magus has Rabbit Insignia - re: Caswell Boxley
  33. Judah Card Monte (My Method) - Allan Lambie
  34. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  35. Around New York - Max Holden
  36. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  37. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  38. re: Brundell the Magician
  39. Meet The Books - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • The Last Word on Cups and Balls - Eddie Joseph
    • Greater Card Tricks - Eddie Joseph
    • Coin and Money Magic - Eddie Joseph
    • French's X Card Mysteries
    • Fooling the Public - Bernhard & McGill
    • Greater Magic - Fifth Edition
    • The Best Tricks with Slates - Peter Warlock, compiler
    • Tips on Tricks - Milbourne Christopher
    • Hugard-Braue Series No. 3 - Prepared Cards and Accessories
    • Call the Witness
  40. Mrs. Houdini Dies
  41. Dies in Navy Plane Crash - re: Midshipman John J. Whelan
  42. re: The Blinking Ring - publication
  43. [Harry G.] Shaw Gets in the Paper
  44. Entertain Service Men in R.I. - re: Rhode Island Assembly, S.A.M.

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 4 - April 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Rousse & Company
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Rousse & Co. - Mystery!
  6. Green Has Gone to War - Richard Mathison
  7. USO Needs Magicians
  8. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • Questions and Answers
  9. Biblical Prophecy - Stewart James
  10. Seattle Magician Baffles Airmen - re: Clarence R. Cone
  11. Knights of Magic Show - Lew Dick
  12. Zander in North Africa re: Staff Sergeant Arthur C. Zander
  13. re: Jimmy Oleson
  14. re: Foster King
  15. re: Sehm Magic Studio
  16. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  17. Rice Bowl Tip - Brundell the Magician
  18. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Abrams
  19. Dunninger on the Air
  20. Jacola's Anniversary
  21. re: Warner, the Magicain
  22. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Mirrorology
      • Mirror Penetration
      • Spirit Writing, Pictures
      • Broken, Restored Mirror
      • Mirror Transposition
      • Message Reading
      • Solid Thru Solid
      • Stunts With Cards, Numbers, Names
      • Card Reading
  23. Rhymed Patter fro "Victory Blendo" - Dan Waldron
  24. Rising Cigarettes - Richard Mathison
  25. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  26. Around New York - Max Holden
  27. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  28. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  29. re: Jay Marshall
  30. The Birthday Surprise - Mortimer the Magician (M. John Ruger)
  31. re: Louis E. Collins (The Great Roba)
  32. re: Nancy Holmes
  33. re: Dave and Pauline Coleman and Cantu
  34. Meet The Books - A Review of Magical Literature - Lloyd E. Jones
    • The Magic 36 - William S. Houghton
    • Call the Witness - Sid Fleischman & Bob Gunther
    • Manual of Comedy Material - Rajah Bergman
    • Tricks of the Masters - Will Goldston
    • Five Star Card Effects - Lu Brent
  35. The 'Ol Demon Steps Out - Demon Rembrandt
  36. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  37. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  38. re: Robert Ecklund

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 5 - May 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Frank W. Carter
  3. With the Editor - The Caliph's Wanderings - Percy Abbott
  4. Contents
  5. Frank W. Carter - Magic Nut!
  6. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Paul Fleming Book Reviews, group No. 24
      • The Corsair, March
      • rhyme from 1914 for Leopard Card
      • Finding the Fifth Column - trick - Nelmar
      • A Lecture on Child Psychology - Richmond
      • Convenient Card Magic - Sgt. Whittington
      • The True Story of Jack and Jill - Ross Burley
      • Figures are Funny Things - Herbert Richmond
      • Improved 'No Stooge' - Ross Burley
    • Questions and Answers
  7. Illinois Magicians Do Their Bit - re: Knight of the Ebony Wand
  8. [Milbourne] Christopher and the USO
  9. Overseas Magic - Milbourne Christopher
  10. Around New York - Max Holden
  11. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  12. Wizard Club "Open House" - Stan Abrams
  13. re: Rousse and Co.
  14. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Flash
    • Collapsible Wand
    • Lighted Candles from a Silk - R. C. Buff
  15. Milk Vanish Ideas - "Hen" Fetsch
  16. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  17. The Twenty-Seven Card Trick - Al Forsythe
  18. re: Swami Hassen
  19. re: Pvt. Ersel Brundell
  20. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  21. Mrs. John Nelson Dies
  22. re: Richard Heinemann
  23. re: Monk Watson
  24. A Match Snatch - Duke Stern
  25. For an Encore Bit - Pvt. Ersel Brundell
  26. E-Z Location - TSgt. Mariano Palhina
  27. Don Sweet and the Bird
  28. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  29. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  30. re: Dell O'Dell
  31. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  32. Eddie Milne Dies
  33. re: E. S. "Stu" Capron & local magic club
  34. re: Bellcamp the Magician
  35. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  36. New Orleans Magi Meet - L. H. Jacobs

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 6 - June 1943 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Eddie Cochran
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Eddie Cochran - Bright Star!
  6. Milk Shortage - TSgt. Mariano Palhina
  7. re: Carl Ballantine (The Great)
  8. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • On With The Show - J. F. Orrin
    • Questions and Answers
  9. The Chicago S.A.M. Show - Demon Rembrandt
  10. Jumbo Card Rise - Bryce Chambers
  11. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  12. Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  13. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Lee Abrams
  14. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Mr. and Mrs.
    • Blockie
  15. The Clay Pipes (Patter Routine) - Bert Douglas
  16. A Many-Purpose Pistol - Bert Douglas
  17. Another 4-Ace Effect - Blackstar
  18. Around New York - Max Holden
  19. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  20. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  21. re: Ray Cox
  22. The Drunkard's Dream - G. McAthy
  23. re: from Bill Sach's column in Billboard
  24. A Magician in Camp
  25. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  26. re: Reed H. Neuberger
  27. Deaf Mute Patter for "Oh Please" - Don Sweet
  28. E-Z Name Card Location - Mariano Palhinha
  29. Magician Birch's Mother Dies
  30. re: Lyle Lantz & Bob Fultz
  31. re: the Magic of C. H. Harvey Rhodes
  32. re: Walter "Dom" and "Skippy" Domzalski
  33. re: George Marquis
  34. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  35. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  36. Disecto Routine - Bryce Chambers
  37. re: Al Munroe
  38. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  39. re: Kepi Clarque (Keith Clark)
  40. re: Franklin E. Gephart & The Conjurers of Trenton
  41. re: Little Johnny Jones
  42. Gags for the Spirit Slates - TSgt. Mariano Palhinha

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 7 - July 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Al Munroe
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Al Munroe - The Man Who Muddles Magic!
  6. Ralph W. Hull Dies
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Norman's News - news sheet
      • The Modern Magi, August, September & October
      • manuscripts from Teral Garrett
        • Lambie's Simplex Rope Trick
        • Five Ace Alex - Tom Sellars
        • Simplex Cigarette to Pipe - Lambie
        • Lambie's Slow Motion Card Vanish
      • Not Primigenial - Roger Montanson & Logan Wait
    • Questions and Answers
  8. The Second Front - Tom Osborne
  9. New Light Effect - Joe Ovette
  10. A Double Surprise - Sheldon Levy
  11. A Gag or Two - Duke Stern
  12. re: Hugard's Magic Monthly - initial issue
  13. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  14. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Lee Abrams
  15. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  16. Night Club Magic - Mortimer the Magician (M. John Ruger)
    • The Routine
    • A Surprise Opening - Microphone to Flower Stand
    • The Second Trick
    • The Patriotic Liquids
  17. More Mechanical Magic
  18. Kellar's "Levitation" Patter
  19. Tips on Exciting Milk Vanish - "Hen" Fetsch
  20. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  21. Magicians to Picnic - re: IBM Ring 11
  22. re: Al Munroe
  23. re: Abbott's plant changes
  24. Around New York - Max Holden
  25. re: Bert Allerton
  26. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  27. re: Dave and Pauline Coleman
  28. re: Bob Nelson
  29. Tops and Bottoms - Duke Stern
  30. The Acrobatic Cane - Routine by Elray
  31. A Cute Cut - Lamonte
  32. Magicians Busy in Boston
  33. re: Harry Cecil
  34. re: Niman Wolfinger
  35. re: Abbott's No. 7 Catalog
  36. re: Eddie Cochran
  37. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  38. re: Monk Watson
  39. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  40. Battle Creek Magic Club - Bob Harris
  41. Lansing Magicians Meet - Stanley White
  42. re: Al LeLage
  43. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  44. V-Mail from Magicians
    • Sgt. Archie Horwald (Bellcamp the Magician)
    • TCpl. Edward Novack
  45. re: Mysterious Lawrence

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 8 - August 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Lester Lake
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Lester Lake - Marvelo!
  6. Abbott's Getting Ready for 10th Annual Get-Together
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • Rope Epic - "Hen" Fetsch
    • Questions and Answers
  8. Cliff Entertains Airmen - re: Corp. Cliff Bennett (Dracstein)
  9. Shows Christopher's Collection
  10. Coke at $1.00 a Bottle? - re: Henry the Magician (Pvt. Dan H. F. Bowman)
  11. re: Toledo Magicians' Society picnic
  12. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  13. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  14. Wizard Club [of Chicago] - Stan Lee Abrams
  15. re: Sgt. Ernest Heldman
  16. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  17. re: Herbert B. Miller & Albert H. Law
  18. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Diabolic Slate
    • Mark-Me
    • Match Suspension - Anonymous
  19. Double Trouble - Sheldon Levy
  20. Union Jacks - TSgt. Mariano Palhinha
  21. A Rabbit Wringer Effect - Joe Ovette
  22. Five-Shot Lota Dialog - George McAthy
  23. Monte Rabbit Patter - Charles D. Holden
  24. re: Al Munroe
  25. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  26. New Club in St. Louis - re: St. Louis Society of Magicians
  27. re: Bill Deterline
  28. re: Zippy the Clown Magician
  29. Around New York - Max Holden
  30. re: Lester Lake (Marvelo)
  31. Bob Anderson Recovering
  32. re: Preston, the Magician and Hypnotist (Pvt. Wm. P. Slusher)
  33. re: Jack Purves & "Famous Broadcasting Aces Revue"
  34. If Your Tops is Late
  35. Red, White and Blue - Jim Edwards
  36. The Flight of the Dollar Bill - A. N. Onymous
  37. A Few Tips - E. D. Gar
  38. Parasol Production Opening - Rosario Painchaud
  39. Burt and Restored Match - TSgt. Mariano Palhinha
  40. re: Ed Little
  41. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  42. S.O.S. for Tops Issues! - re: Jack Morrison & Al Munroe
  43. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  44. Club Receives S.A.M. Charter - re: Magicians Club of New Orleans
  45. Visitors at Abbott's
    • Mysterious Lawrence
    • El'Dorado
    • Wallace Kindig
    • Russell Hazen
  46. Magicians' Guild of Lansing
  47. re: Louis Thomas (Marvelo)
  48. re: Bill Neff
  49. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  50. The Power of Knots - Joe Ovette

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 9 - September 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Tom Osborne
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Tom Osborne - Suave Deceptionist!
  6. [Dave] Coleman Writes
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Miracle Methods, Number 4 - Tricks and Sleights - book - Hugard & Braue
      • You're Wrong, I'm Right - trick - Allan Lambie
      • The Perfect Ribbon Thru Body - trick - Allan Lambie
      • Impromptu Mental Routines - book - E. E. Hammill
      • Five-Star Card Effects - Lu Brent
    • Questions and Answers
  8. Thrills Convalescent Children - re: Phil Thomas
  9. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  10. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Lee Abrams
  11. St. Louis Society of Magicians
  12. Magicians' Guild of Lansing
  13. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Kolor-Rite
    • Mystery Blackboard
    • Double Kick
  14. Musical Mind Reading - J. B. Maxwell
  15. Vest Pocket Effect - Joseph Ovette
  16. Color Changing Billiard Balls - Richard Mathison
  17. Ironical Ace - TSgt. Mariano Palhinha
  18. The Invasion of Colon - poem - Dan Waldron
  19. Get-Together Shows to be Under Canvas
  20. From Stewart James Overseas
  21. Knights of Magic - Lew Dick
  22. On to Colon - re: Roy Dohs
  23. re: Dr. Aaron Weiss
  24. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  25. Around New York - Max Holden
  26. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  27. The Canfield Aces - Ben R. Bradley
  28. Spirit Floating Table - J. B. Maxwell
  29. Silks and Flowers Production - J. B. Maxwell
  30. [Frank] Wager Heads Coast Magi
  31. Pull That Tread - Joseph Brandi
  32. re: Percy Abbott
  33. re: Martin Sunshine (Kismet)
  34. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  35. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  36. re: Bob Harris
  37. re: "Monk" Watson
  38. re: Ortheldo, the Magician
  39. re: Bill Neff
  40. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  41. re: TSgt. Eugene C. Pronk
  42. re: Eddie Cochran

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 10 - October 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Jimmy Trimble
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Jimmy Trimble - A Versatile Lad!
  6. Adding to an Old-Timer - Allan Lambie - re: vanishing a cigarette in a handkerchief
  7. 524 Magi Enjoy Abbott's Get-Together - Demon Rembrandt
    1. cartoon - Some Impressions of Abbott's 10th Annual Magic Get-Together - Mel
    2. Some Highlights
  8. Awarded Columbia Fellowship - re: Harold R. Rice
  9. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Hugard's Magic Monthly, June, July, August & September
      • Fleming Book Reviews, Number 35
      • Comic Trick Cartoons, Book No. 2 - Harry Bjorklund
    • Questions and Answers
  10. New Jersey Magicians' Society - Al Minder
  11. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Lee Abrams
  12. St. Louis Society of Magicians
  13. re: Dave and Pauline Coleman
  14. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Red and Blue
    • Snip
  15. A Card Combination - J. B. Maxwell
  16. Tips for Service Magicians - Pvt. Bill Fessler
    • The Last Shot - poem
  17. A Gag with a Die - Jim Edwards
  18. A Number Gag - Joe Ovette
  19. Colored Sands of the Sahara - J. B. Maxwell
  20. A Clever Combination - J. B. Maxwell
  21. re: Marquis the Magician
  22. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  23. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  24. Around New York - Max Holden
  25. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  26. Magic Agent Seeks Connection
  27. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • Oscar's Daffynitions
  28. [The Wurtzel's] 5th Annual Open House
  29. Magigags - Mortimer the Magician (M. John Ruger)
    • Dead Duck
    • Nuts
    • Buy War Bonds
    • A Bill Routine
  30. Magic in Pittsburgh
  31. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  32. re: Jack Herbert
  33. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  34. re: G. R. Rinehart
  35. re: Gordon Alexander & Harlanad Dixon
  36. re: Volta and Madamoiselle Marie

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 11 - November 1943 - 32 pages
  2. Cover - Paul Stadelman
  3. With the Editor - Mel
  4. Contents
  5. Paul Stadelman - Windy's Pal
  6. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Genii
      • The Dragon
      • Norman's News
      • Hugard's Monthly No. 5
      • The Modern Magi, November, December & January
      • Ernie Butler's Stabbing Card Trick
      • Simplex Rapid Flight Card - Allan Lambie
    • Questions and Answers
  7. Yank Sees African Magic
  8. Abbott on Robson Show
  9. The 'Ol Demon Steps Out - Demon Rembrandt
  10. re: Prof. S. W. Blankenbaker
  11. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  12. St. Louis Society of Magicians - L. E. Roba Collins
  13. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Lee Abrams
  14. Around New York - Max Holden
  15. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  16. A Good Chopper Gag - Pvt. J. C. Walter (Jack Curtis)
  17. Minneapolis Hocus Pocus Club - Arthur Nelson
  18. Duke [Stern] and Barbara are One
  19. re: Seaman Joe Scott
  20. re: Lt. Lee Allen Estes
  21. re: Phil Foxwell
  22. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Liquid Mirage
    • Silko
  23. Phantom Clock Idea - H. E. Ryan
  24. Mysto Silk - Johnny Sayer
  25. The Victory Poster - Patter by Willard S. Smith
  26. Card Prediction - William Lainhart
  27. Comedy Glass Trick - Jerry Sorensen
  28. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  29. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  30. Fort Wayne Magi Elect
  31. re: Little Johnny Jones
  32. Reflections After Colon - Stuart Robson
  33. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  34. re: Forum of Magic (Philadelphia)
  35. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  36. For Vents Only - George McAthy
  37. Magicians Guild of Lansing - Stanley White
  38. Aussie Magi Carry On
  39. Magician Star of Youth Rally - re: Phil Huckabe, Jr.
  40. re: Arnold Furst
  41. Mike Idea - Harold G. Beaumont
  42. Good Comedy Idea - Allan Lambie
  43. Color Changing Knot - Joseph M. Harris
  44. re: Pvt. Merle Morley
  45. re: G. Ray Terrell
  46. re: Bert Allerton
  47. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  48. Mrs. Harry Cecil Dies
  49. Magic in Pittsburgh

  1. The "Tops" - Volume 8, Number 12 - December 1943 - 36 pages
  2. Cover - Harry Otto
  3. Contents
  4. Harry Otto - International Comique!
  5. Magic on Broadway Bill
  6. re: Tommy Windsor
  7. Sid Lorraine's Chatter
    • reviews
      • Camera Cards - trick
      • Miniature Card Magic - booklet - "Hen" Fetsch
      • The T. S. Borrowed Bill and Potato - trick
    • Questions and Answers
  8. The Campbell Caravan - Loring and Kathryne Campbell
  9. re: Ben Takara
  10. Magic in the Army - Milbourne Christopher
  11. Show Judge They're Magicians - re: Ring 1, IBM, St. Louis
  12. re: Monk Watson
  13. Nicola Scores with Lecture
  14. Fire Destroys Soldier's Magic - re: Cpl. G. F. Bouchat
  15. Houdini Club Officers
  16. Blackstone Still "Tops" - Demon Rembrandt
  17. Dracstein Takes a Bride
  18. Wizard Club of Chicago - Stan Lee Abrams
  19. New Jersey Magicians Society - Al Minder
  20. re: Capt. Harry H. Baker
  21. re: Mrs. Abe Warsaw
  22. Around New York - Max Holden
  23. re: TSgt. Mariano Palhinha & Cyralso
  24. St. Louis Society of Magicians - L. E. Roba Collins
  25. Magicians Guild of Lansing - Stan White
  26. re: Wormald, the Magician
  27. Mechanical Magic - Prof. Glover, M. M.
    • Cuckoo
    • Deucey
    • Snippy Shears
  28. Simplex Color Changing Rope - Allan Lambie
  29. A Helpful Hint or Two - Robert J. Feinson
  30. For Vents Only - George McAthy
    • Letter from Windy Higgins [Paul Stadelman's figure]
  31. Magic Outdoors - L. E. Roba Collins
  32. Talk About Philadelphia - Tom Osborne
  33. Magical Highlights Show
  34. re: Al Minder
  35. re: Volta (Burling Hull) & Co.
  36. re: "Windy" Higgins
  37. Spoof Vanish of Milk - Allan Lambie
  38. Spellbinder - Switch-er-Roo Gag - R. C> Buff
  39. Simplex New Era Card Spread - Allan Lambie
  40. A Chick and Egg Idea - Dr. Guss O. Salley
  41. Who Lost Camera? Fountain Pen? - Get-Together lost & found
  42. Wurtzel's Open House
  43. Honor Le Paul
  44. re: Tommy Woo
  45. re: Otis Manning
  46. Merchandising Magic - Tommy Windsor
  47. Magicians and Spiritualism
  48. Magic in Pittsburgh - Harry Albacker
  49. re: Lloyd E. Jones bought Earl Rybolt library of Magicana
  50. Magigal-ly Yours - Carolyn Trask
  51. re: Dell O'Dell
  52. The Future Greats - Bill Pitts
  53. Max Holden's Mother Dies
  54. re: Williston, the Magician
  55. re: Hocus Pocus Club of Minneapolis

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