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John Luka

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John Luka
BornJohn William Luka, Jr.
July 24, 1942
Detroit, Michigan

CategoriesBooks by John Luka

John Luka (b.1942) is a close-up magician and author of several magic books. He is also the organizer of the annual Motor City Close-Up Convention in Detroit. Currently, he serves as the I.B.M. Territorial Vice President for the State of Michigan.


Luka grew up in Detroit, around guys like Milt Kort, Ron Bauer, Bob Stencel, and others.


Other Publications

  • Spellbound... Another Routine: The New Tops, Vol. 23 No. 5 (May 1983, pp. 26-28).
  • The Airplane Card: The New Tops, Vol. 25 No. 8 (August 1985, pp. 40-41).
  • Michigan Monte: The New Tops, Vol. 30 No. 12 (December 1990, pp. 13-15).
  • Ladies & Bullets: Jon Racherbaumer, Card Finesse II (1992, pp. 252-260).
  • Airborne Again: Jon Racherbaumer, Card Finesse II (1992. pp. 261-265).
  • The Homing Card: The New Tops, Vol. 33 No. 11 (November 1993, pp. 32-34).
  • The Turnover Pass: The New Tops, Vol. 34 No. 3 (March 1994, pp. 23-27).
  • Simple Arithmetic: The New Tops, Vol. 34 No. 12 (December 1994, pp. 49-51).


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