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Dan Harlan

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Dan Harlan
BornDaniel Dean Harlan
October 14, 1964
Fremont, Ohio

Dan Harlan (b. 1964) first became known to the magic community for his effects with rubber bands.


He co-published, with Marv Leventhal, The Minotaur magazine.

Marketed effects

  • Color Mixer (1987)
  • Hold It, Buster! (1988)
  • Starcle, Card-Toon (1992),
  • Missing Think (1994) later released as Ghost Deck by Milton Bradley
  • Card-Toon 2 (1994)
  • Hover Card, Birthday Suit, Doggone Impawsible, Financial Attraction, Hot Crossed Ones, Fart-Toon


  • Mixed Emotions (1999), Shrinky-Ink (2000)
  • Crazy-8 (2001)
  • My Word! (2001),
  • Mind Surf, Pip Art, Red Rover, Royal Oil, Captain Dread, Crazy-Cash (2003)
  • Diabolical Disc (2008),
  • The Awakening

Books, Videos

  • Bandshark
  • Close-Up Magic of Dan Harlan
  • Magic With Rubberbands (3 Volumes)
  • Pack Small, Play Big (4 Volumes)
  • Ultimate Impromptu (3 Volumes)
  • Emerson & West Packet Tricks (6 Volumes)
  • Mindbogglers (4 Volumes)
  • Premium Blend (6 Volumes),
  • Harlan: Live!


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