Sorcerer

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Sorcerer
Sorcerer.jpg
EditorsMartin Breese, David Britland
PublisherMartin Breese
First issueDecember 1983
Final issueFebruary 1986
Total issues20

Sorcerer was a Magic Periodical released by Martin Breese which premiered on December 1983 as his own house magazine.

It started out as a little Newsletter in printed form sent out free to The Magic Lounge customers with No. 1 dated November , 1980 It gained in popularity and turned into a proper magic magazine.

Breese was banned from advertising in Abracadabra magazine by Goodliffe's sons following Goodliffe's death. Since he had nowhere to promote his wares he started his first issue called "Martin Breese in Exile."

David Britland worked with Breese at that time and convinced him to turn the little Newsletter into a proper magazine who took on the role of editor and illustrator. Jim Thomas, also known as JAT, provided the cover portraits of prominent magicians including Geoffrey Durham, Terry Seabrooke, Graham Jolley, Robert Harbin, and Billy McComb.

The Sorcerer contained contributions from David Britland, Max Maven, John Mendoza and Al Schneider. Jilliana Levin, Breese's girlfriend at the time, dealt in antique magic props and rare magic prints were also promoted in the magazine.

The entire set of Newsletters and Sorcerer Magazines was around 20 issues.

In Magic Magazine November 1991, it was announced that Martin Breese would begin publishing a new, large format magic periodical entitled the "New Sorcerer" Magazine.

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