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Looking Glass

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Looking Glass
EditorsRichard Kaufman, Stephen Hobbs, and Jon Racherbaumer
PublisherRichard Kaufman
First issueWinter, 1996
Final issueWinter 1998
Total issues4

A quarterly magic magazine written and edited by Richard Kaufman, Stephen Hobbs, and Jon Racherbaumer, published by Richard Kaufman. Four issues were released between early 1996 and the end of 1998 before the magazine ceased publication because of Kaufman's duties as editor and publisher of the newly-purchased Genii. The Looking Glass contained new and novel close-up magic of the kind that elevated Richard's Almanac more than a decade earlier, as well as reviews and discussions on books, videos and marketed tricks of the day.

Kaufman promised (in the magazine) never to reprint it in book form.

Issue #1: Winter, 1996

Issue #2: Spring, 1996


Issue #3: Summer, 1996


Issue #4: Winter, 1998


Note: Issue 4 was produced by Kaufman and Racherbaumer without the participation of Hobbs, who had moved to the northwest and no longer had time to contribute.