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MAGIC Magazine

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Other magazines with "Magic" as the main title include: Magic Magazine (Kardwell), Magic:The Magazine of Wonder, and Magic Magazine For All Magicians
MAGIC Magazine
Vol 1, No 6
PublisherStan Allen
First issueSeptember 1991
Final issueNovember 2016
Total issues301

MAGIC, The Magazine for Magicians, is an independent magazine is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. A creation of Stan Allen, it debuted in September of 1991, with its first issue featuring Lance Burton on the cover.

It was an extension of Allen's previous newsletter "Inside Magic" which ran for seven volumes (1985-1991).
Volume 1 Issue 1 Inside Magic

Writers for the magazine have included Joshua Jay, Gabe Fajuri, John Lovick, Alan Howard, Max Maven, Peter Duffie, Mark Nelson, Rory Johnston, and Shawn McMaster.

In 2001 it was announced that MAGIC produced a convention known as MAGIC Live.

In 2005 MAGIC Magazine was deemed the world's largest selling publication for magicians by Guinness World Records. ( 2005 edition page 183 )

In 2007 MAGIC Magazine was also listed as one of the Chicago Tribune's 50 favorite magazines in their annual summer list.

They also host a periodic convention called Magic Live.[1]

On September 24th, 2016, Stan Allen announces the end of Magic Magazine with the November 2016 issue.


  1. Official magazine website

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