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[[Hocus Pocus]] was a bi-monthly [[Magic Periodical]] edited by [[Dick Brooks]] of the [[Magic Towne House]] in New York City that fan from Vol. 1, Jul/Aug. 1978 to Vol. 3, Apl/Jul 1982.
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[[Hocus Pocus]] (The Magician's Magazine) was a bi-monthly [[Magic Periodical]] edited by [[Dick Brooks]] of the [[Magic Towne House]] in New York City that ran from Vol. 1, Jul/Aug. 1978 to Vol. 3, Apr/Jul 1982. [[Image:HocusPocusV1N1.jpg|thumb|right|First Issue]]
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The first issue claimed to be the largest first issue of a magic magazine published at the time with 7,150 copies. There were a total 18 issues.
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In 1981 they planned a semi-annual Hocus Pocus Awards Convention. The first awards were:
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*Grand Master of Magic: [[James Randi]]
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*Comedy: [[George Schindler]]
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*Entertainer: [[Tom Ogden]]
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*Unique Presentation: [[Bob Little]] and Dovino
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*Mentalism: [[Donovon]] (Gary Lee Williams)
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*Coins: [[William McQueen]]
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*Lecture of the year: [[Harry Blackstone Jr. ]]
  
There were a total 18 issues.
 
  
 
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[[Category:Periodicals]]

Revision as of 16:40, 9 November 2008

Hocus Pocus (The Magician's Magazine) was a bi-monthly Magic Periodical edited by Dick Brooks of the Magic Towne House in New York City that ran from Vol. 1, Jul/Aug. 1978 to Vol. 3, Apr/Jul 1982.
First Issue

The first issue claimed to be the largest first issue of a magic magazine published at the time with 7,150 copies. There were a total 18 issues.

In 1981 they planned a semi-annual Hocus Pocus Awards Convention. The first awards were:

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