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Alan Wassilak

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Alan Wassilak
BornAlan Richard Wassilak
August 28, 1949
Long Beach, California

Alan Wassilak (b. 1949) does free lance illustration work for the magic world and occasionally performs a comedy magic act as "Alan the Uncanny".


He attended Massachusetts College of Art, majoring in graphic design and graduated in 1971 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

He is a member of the Society of American Magicians, the International Brotherhood of Magicians, the Magic Collectors' Association, and the New England Magic Collectors Association.

Beginning in November of 1983 he started drawing the comic strip "Basil the Baffling & Chloe" for MUM. He has also contributed magic ideas to magic magazines and articles to The Yankee Magic Collector.[1]

Commercial effects


  1. One Man Parade, Linking Ring, May, 1997, by Phil Willmarth, page 87
  • M-U-M, Vol. 78, No. 9, February 1989, Alan Wassilak Magician of the Month by Frank Dudgeon, page 11

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