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Russell Balsiger

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Russell Balsiger
BornRussell S. Balsiger

Rev. Russell Balsiger (fl. 1940s-1950s) of Portsmouth, Ohio was a Methodist minister and magic book publisher as The Evangel Press.


Rev. Balsiger used magic in his sermons[1] and was one of the first compilers of a "Magi-Ministers Parade" in the Linking Ring[2]



  1. Genii 1940 November (Cover) - Magi-Minister Issue
  2. Linking Ring, March, 1963