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[[The Escape Wizard]] was printed in Atlantic City by Charles A. Bohem and edited by Charles Von Tome. The four-page magazine sold at 10c per copy and subscription $1 per year.
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'''The Escape Wizard''' was printed in Atlantic City by [[Charles A. Bohem]] (Charles Von Tome). The four-page magazine sold at 10c per copy and subscription $1 per year.
  
 
The first issue in April, 1946 featured:
 
The first issue in April, 1946 featured:
* Hardeen's Milk Can Escape Explained
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* [[Hardeen]]'s [[Milk Can Escape]] Explained
 
* Handcuff Secrets Exposed by Von Tome,  
 
* Handcuff Secrets Exposed by Von Tome,  
 
* Locks and Lock Picking  
 
* Locks and Lock Picking  
 
* The Von Tome $1,000 Challenge.
 
* The Von Tome $1,000 Challenge.
  
The second issue contained about the same type of material and a notification
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The second issue (May 1916) contained about the same type of material and a notification that the subscription price had been reduced to 50c a year with single copies priced at 5c.
that the subscription price had been reduced to 50c a year with single
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copies priced at 5c.
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The third issue, which featured [[Dunninger]] on the cover, continued with articles on lock picking and of interest
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The third issue (June 1916), which featured [[Dunninger]] on the cover, continued with articles on lock picking and of interest was a notice that all those sending subscriptions before June 30 would receive one of Von Tome's improved skeleton keys. A new department called Magic Department, had a drinkable wine and water trick and a version of the torn and restored tissue paper.  
was a notice that all those sending subscriptions before June 30 would receive one of Von Tome's improved skeleton keys. A new department called Magic Department, had a drinkable wine and water trick and a version of the torn and restored tissue paper.  
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After the third issue (June, 1916), The Escape Wizard was discontinued and in its place [[The Wizard Monthly]] was published.
 
After the third issue (June, 1916), The Escape Wizard was discontinued and in its place [[The Wizard Monthly]] was published.
  
== References ==
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{{References}}
* Linking Ring February 1953, page 46
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* [[Linking Ring]] February 1953, page 46
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* [[New Phoenix]], page 107
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[[Category:Periodicals]]
 
[[Category:Periodicals]]

Latest revision as of 20:04, 11 September 2012

Escape Wizard
PublisherCharles A. Bohem
First issueApril, 1946
Final issueJune, 1916
Total issues3

The Escape Wizard was printed in Atlantic City by Charles A. Bohem (Charles Von Tome). The four-page magazine sold at 10c per copy and subscription $1 per year.

The first issue in April, 1946 featured:

  • Hardeen's Milk Can Escape Explained
  • Handcuff Secrets Exposed by Von Tome,
  • Locks and Lock Picking
  • The Von Tome $1,000 Challenge.

The second issue (May 1916) contained about the same type of material and a notification that the subscription price had been reduced to 50c a year with single copies priced at 5c.

The third issue (June 1916), which featured Dunninger on the cover, continued with articles on lock picking and of interest was a notice that all those sending subscriptions before June 30 would receive one of Von Tome's improved skeleton keys. A new department called Magic Department, had a drinkable wine and water trick and a version of the torn and restored tissue paper.

After the third issue (June, 1916), The Escape Wizard was discontinued and in its place The Wizard Monthly was published.

References