Hierophant

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Hierophant
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No. 7, The Resurrection Issue (1975)
EditorsJon Racherbaumer
First issueSeptember 1969
Final issueJune 1980
Total issues8
Hierophant was another Magic Periodical published by Jon Racherbaumer between September 1969 and June 1980.

Material was mostly card magic, primarily from the Ed Marlo group out of Chicago. Contributions were made by Edward Marlo, Dai Vernon, Brother John Hamman, Larry Jennings, Martin Gardner, Simon Aronson, Derek Dingle, Ken Krenzel, Daryl, Martin Nash, Allan Ackerman, Bruce Cervon, Roy Walton and many others. Some of Marlo's most ground-breaking ideas and revolutionary techniques were first explained in these pages. Also featured essays, candid criticism and controversial satire.

  • The Hierophant No. 1, Fall (Sept) 1969
  • The Hierophant No. 2, Winter 1969
  • The Hierophant No. 3, Spring (March) 1970
  • The Hierophant No. 4, Summer (June) 1970
  • The Hierophant No. 5-6, Anniv. Issue, Fall-Spring 1970-71
  • The Hierophant No. 7, The Resurrection Issue, 1975
  • The Hierophant No. 8, The Last Hierophant, 1980 (published by Danny Korem)

Reprints

  • Tannen's reprint of No. 1 - 7 (1976) (apparently with some material cut)

The Legendary Hierophant

All of the material from the eight issues were re-written, annotated, reorganized, indexed and typeset into this one book titled "The Legendary Hierophant" with over 300 illustrations by Joseph K. Schmidt.

Contents

  • No. 1, Moslty Marlo Issue, Fall (September) 1969
    • Proem
    • Major Arcana
    • 1 Marlo Handles the Open Prediction
    • Minor Arcana
    • 26 Addition to Marlo's "Matching Miracle"
    • 27 Heldman's "Out of This World" Clean-up
    • Estimations
    • 28 Faro Fantasy, Finagling, and Paul Swinford
    • 29 Karl Fulves & Riffle Shuffle Set-ups
    • Satiricon
    • 31 Cardmanship
    • 32 Footnote to Ferris
    • 33 Mirabile Dictu
    • 34 Excerpt from a Dialogue Overheard at a Convention
    • 35 Postscript
    • I Finale: Publisher's Palaver or About this Issue
  • No. 2, Winter 1969
    • Major Arcana: New Fangled Glimpse Anthology & Marlo Stalks the Ultimate Sandwich
    • 38 IF Glimpse
    • 40 FI Glimpse
    • 40 Spring Glimpse
    • 41 Neo-Piquant Glimpse
    • 42 Marlo's Beveled Deck Glimpse
    • 43 Turn Around Center Glimpse
    • 46 Marlo Stalks the Ultimate Sandwich
    • 47 Marlo's "Collectors"
    • 49 Alternatives for the "Collectors"
    • 52 Signed Card Transposition
    • 53 Pre-Peeked Deuce Sandwich
    • Holiday Bonus Section: All Marlo Material
    • 57 Notes on the Lie Speller
    • 58 Marlo's "Unknown" Speller
    • 61 Marlo on Stebbins/Stay-Stack
    • 62 Four Ace Stop
    • 63 "Over Here, of Course!"
    • 65 Air Mail Prediction
    • 67 Lasso-Due-Tre
    • 69 Marlo's Double Count
    • 70 Marlo's Nomad Aces
    • 72 One-Cut, Double-Control
    • Minor Arcana
    • 74 Ace-Cutting without Double-Cutting
    • 74 Tibetan Checkers
    • 76 Petite La Pilule Du Diable
    • 77 Notes on the Vase (Hurley)
    • 78 Marlo's "Pitch" Routine
    • The Satiricon
    • 80 Lester Overton: Tragic Hero
    • 82 Excerpt from The Adventures of Harry Inane
    • Estimations
    • 85 Albert Goshman: Boob on the Tube?
    • 86 Last Word on the Fields' Book
    • 88 13 Ways of Looking at Criticism
    • 89 An Open Letter to Nick Trost
    • 91 Vernon, Gibson, and Sharpe
    • 93 Aftermath
    • 96 Postscript
    • 97 Strictly Personal (With Coupon)
  • No. 3, Spring (March) 1970
    • Major Arcana
    • 101 Roland's Hurley's "Chinese Enigma"
    • 106 Repeat Signed Card to Case (Edward Marlo)
    • 113 Signature Transpositon (Edward Marlo)
    • 116 Simplex or Complex (Edward Marlo)
    • Minor Arcana
    • 120 Cervon's "Dealing the Flush"
    • 121 Allan Ackerman's The Fickle Card's Fingered Fate
    • 122 The Professor's Incubus
    • Card-nundrums
    • 125 Roy Walton's "Friendly Persuasion"
    • 126 3² Deal Duplicated (Marvin Johnson)
    • Satiricon
    • 128 La Fleury, Pagan Cardicienne (Dave Bendix)
    • 130 Dove Droppings from all Over (Jerry Printz)
    • 130 Ask the Millwright (Jerry Printz)
    • Olram Returns
    • 133 Convincing Control
    • 136 Marlo on the Charlier Pass
    • 139 Variant of Hit Second Deal
    • 140 The Surprise Packet
    • 142 Signed Card in --------
    • 145 No-turn Triumph
    • 147 Tilt Collectors
    • 148 All You Have to do is Watch
    • 151 Marlo's One-hand Bottom Deal Illusion
    • 153 Another Visit
    • 160 Aftermath
    • 167 Postscript
    • 168 Publisher's Palaver
  • No. 4, Summer (June) 1970
    • 171 Publisher's Palaver
    • 173 Simon Aronson's "Lie Detector" Speller
    • 176 Those Collectors Again (Edward Marlo)
    • 178 Tibetan Checkers (Jules DeBarros)
    • 181 Marlo Fakes out Elmsley
    • 183 Setting up a Packet Exchange...
    • 184 The Open Double Deal Exchange (Edward Marlo)
    • 185 Skinning the Cat (Edward Marlo)
    • 187 Gone to Earth (Roy Walton)
    • 188 Intermission (Paul Swinford)
    • 189 Fly me to the Moon (Edward Marlo)
    • Estimations
    • 193 Dunbury's Delusions
    • The Satiricon
    • 196 Harry Lorayne on "In Search of a Name!"
    • 198 Jack Liuso on "We're Going to Chicago"
    • 201 Jerry Andrus on "Card Miracle Extraordinary"
    • 204 The Original R or B Phantom (Edward Marlo)
    • 205 Who's Hockley? (Edward Marlo)
    • 207 The Wrong Deck by Edward Marlo
    • 210 Right-hand Pressure Fan Notes (Edward Marlo)
    • 210 Pardon my Backs! (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 213 Almost Making It (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 217 The Perpetrator
  • No. 5-6, Anniversary Issue, Fall-Spring 1970-1971
    • 218 Publisher's Palaver
    • 221 Hurley's Automatic Boston Box
    • 223 Coin Concatenation (Larry A. Austin)
    • 226 Ambush (Roy Walton)
    • 227 An Easy Ambush (Edward Marlo)
    • 229 A Clean Ambush (Edward Marlo)
    • 230 Let's Ambush and Kill "The Collectors" (Edward Marlo)
    • 232 Dingle's "Collectors"
    • 234 All You had to do was Watch and Still You're not Happy (Edward Marlo)
    • 237 "Collect Double" (Edward Marlo)
    • 239 Marlo's Visual Retention Change
    • 243 Marlo's Technical Variation of the Veeser Concept
    • 244 Almost Like Card Tricks
    • Estimations
    • 247 The "Too Perfect" Theory (Rick Jonsson)
    • 251 Dunbury's Delusions
    • 253 Riffs of Henry Christ
    • 255 A Dialogue with Merritt
    • The Satiricon
    • 261 Further Cardmanship-Part Two
    • 263 Publisher's Postscript: A Riposte Rather than a Rip-off
    • 265 Notes on a Miracle (Edward Marlo)
    • 270 Have Another Sandwich (Edward Marlo)
    • 272 Variation and Feat (Charles M. Hudson)
    • 274 "Shades of the Half and Half Principle"
    • 275 Direct Ace-x-Ace (Edward Marlo)
    • 278 Thoughts on "Money Power" (Paul Swinford)
    • 279 Black Aces-Red Kings (Steve Freeman)
    • 280 This is a Four King Trick (Edward Marlo)
    • 281 Marlo's Visible Phantoms
    • 282 Pocket Princess (Roy Walton)
    • 283 Marlo on the Christ Force
    • 286 The Wheeling Three
    • 288 That Twist Again (William P. Miesel)
    • 289 Sid's Super Stab (Sid Marshall)
    • 290 Martin Gardner's "Wink Change"
    • 291 Tilt Tip & Mock Placement (Edward Marlo)
    • 292 Si Stebbins Sorcery
    • 294 "The Chicago Miracle"
    • 297 Si Stebbins on the Road
    • 298 Liar's Fortune (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 299 New Aces to Pockets (Edward Marlo)
    • 300 Laser Card to Pocket (Edward Marlo)
    • 301 Logical Challenge Cards to Pocket (Edward Marlo)
  • No. 7, The Resurrection Issue, 1975
    • 2 Introduction
    • 3 The Hamman Twist (John Hamman)
    • 6 Krenzel's Tunnel Change (Ken Krenzel)
    • 7 Dingle's Tunnel Change (Derek Dingle)
    • 11 No Force Vanish & Recovery (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 12 Off-Shoot (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 13 Jump-jump Aces 2 (Edward Marlo)
    • 14 Jump-jump Aces 3 (Edward Marlo)
    • 15 The 999 Miracle (Edward Marlo)
    • 17 Pineapple Twist (Bruce Cervon, Dai Vernon)
    • 18 Sober Slop Poker (Edward Marlo)
    • 19 Breakless Curry Change (Edward Marlo)
    • 22 The Four Ace...Er...Queen Trick (Edward Marlo)
    • 23 Flash Sandwich (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 24 Fair On All Points (Edward Marlo)
    • 25 The Missing Hour 1 (Edward Marlo)
    • 26 The Missing Hour 2 (Edward Marlo)
    • 27 The Viet Nam Trick (Bruce Cervon, Dai Vernon)
    • 28 A Quickie (Edward Marlo)
    • 29 Exhibitionism (Edward Marlo)
    • 29 Hands Off Reverse
    • 31 King's Triumph (Larry jennings)
    • 33 Late-nite Sandwich (Reinhard Muller, Alex Elmsley)
    • 33 The Layman Makes His Own (Edward Marlo)
    • 35 A Sandwich Approach 1 (Edward Marlo)
    • 36 A Sandwich Approach 2 (Edward Marlo)
    • 36 A Sandwich Approach 3 (Edward Marlo)
    • 37 A Sandwich Approach 4 (Edward Marlo)
    • 37 A Sandwich Approach 5 (Edward Marlo)
    • 38 A Sandwich Approach 6 (Edward Marlo)
    • 38 A Sandwich Approach 7 (Edward Marlo)
    • 39 The Spectator Cuts To The Aces (Neal Elias)
    • 39 Spectator Cuts to & Turns The Aces 1 (Edward Marlo)
    • 40 Spectator Cuts to & Turns The Aces 2 (Edward Marlo)
    • 40 Spectator Cuts to & Turns The Aces 3 (Edward Marlo)
    • 41 Spectator Cuts to & Turns The Aces 4 (Edward Marlo)
    • 41 The Stabbing Myth (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 43 Crack Card Switch 1 (Edward Marlo)
    • 43 Crack Card Switch 2 (Edward Marlo)
    • 44 Crack Card Switch 3 (Edward Marlo)
    • 44 Crack Card Switch 4 (Edward Marlo)
    • 44 Crack Card Switch 5 (Edward Marlo)
    • 45 Casual Card Add (Edward Marlo)
    • 46 Marlo Double Lift Get-ready (Edward Marlo)
    • 47 The Spread & Palm 1 (Edward Marlo)
    • 48 The Spread & Palm 2 (Edward Marlo)
    • 49 Cased-in Disappearance (Edward Marlo)
    • 51 In Case Of A Miss (Edward Marlo)
    • 52 Spring Control (Edward Marlo)
    • 53 The Delayed Sandwich (Edward Marlo)
    • 53 Tilt Bit (Lin Searles)
    • 54 The Princess Trick (Tony Griffith)
    • 55 1835 Prediction 1 (Edward Marlo)
    • 56 1835 Prediction 2 (Edward Marlo)
    • 56 1835 Prediction 3 (Edward Marlo)
  • No. 8, The Last Hierophant, 1980
    • 2 Introduction
    • Impromptu Effects
    • 3 One Fantastic Move (Edward Marlo)
    • 5 The Joker Reads Minds (Edward Marlo)
    • 9 One Thru Four Elevator (Dave Solomon)
    • 11 You Did it Again! (Edward Marlo)
    • 13 You Did it Again and Again! (Edward Marlo)
    • 16 Black-hole Card Switcheroo (Edward Marlo)
    • 18 A Way Out (Danny Korem)
    • Strictly Technical
    • 20 Moving Monte Switch (Chuck Smith)
    • 22 Sleeper Shank Shuffle (Edward Marlo)
    • 23 The Marnase Change and Vanish (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 26 The Double Erdnase Change (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 27 Darting Double (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 29 Center Double (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 31 Marlo's Swivel Cull (Edward Marlo)
    • 32 Snap Pass (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 35 Covering the Top Card Pass (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 38 Control Fake-outs (Edward Marlo)
    • 39 Convincing Tilt (Daryl Martinez)
    • 41 Rub-a-Dub Gone (Edward Marlo)
    • Gaffed Galaxy
    • 43 Capturing MacDonald (Gene Castillon)
    • 45 The Melding Pot (Edward Marlo)
    • 48 The Tickfaw Twist (Robert Walker)
    • 50 Quadruple Fingertip Cards to Pocket (Edward Marlo)
    • 51 Ad-jacent (Simon Aronson)
    • 53 I Won't Even Look (Edward Marlo)
    • 56 The Blue Intruder Strikes Again! (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 58 Castillon's Olram Aces (Gene Castillon)
    • Delectable & Delicacies: Select Sandwich Stuff
    • 62 Bluff Sandwich (Edward Marlo)
    • 63 Dunbury Sandwich (Robert Walker & Dave Solomon)
    • 65 Royal Divers (Edward Marlo)
    • 68 Eyed Jack Sandwich (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 70 Split Sandwiches (Edward Marlo)
    • 74 Clean-cut Finger Sandwiches (Jon Racherbaumer)
    • 76 Insertion Subtlety (Edward Marlo)
    • 78 Selling a Sandwich (Edward Marlo)
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