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Tony Shiels

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Tony Shiels
BornAnthony Nicol Shiels
Salford, Lancashire, England

CategoriesBooks by Tony Shiels

Tony "Doc" Shiels" (b. 1938), a painter, was a pioneer of Bizarre Magick in the 1960s.


Shiels is also know as "paranormal researcher" (as he defined at the time) and monster hunter, revealing stories or photographs of mythical creatures.


  • 13!!!: A Devil's Dozen of Macabre Miracles (1968) (Second edition 1977)
  • Something Strange (1968)
  • Daemons, Darklings and Doppelgangers (1969)
  • Entertaining with E.S.P. (1974)
  • 1974: And Then there Were Three (with Roy Fromer and Tony Raven ), Bob Lynn , 35 p.
  • 1976: The Shiels Effect Niacail O'Siaghail, 73 p. (Republished in 2005 by "Adventures In Astonishment")
  • E.S.P. Mental Magic (1977)
  • 1981 (en) or Psi Principles Bright From Mentalism , Editions Techniques From Spectacle , Strasbourg, 83 p. (Translated into French by Richard Vollmer ) (Republished in 1995 by Magix unlimited (Strasbourg))
  • 1988: Bizarre: The Surreal Sorcery of Tony "Doc" Shiels, Martin Breese, Ltd..
  • 1988: Monstrum! a Wizard's Tale, John Brown Publishing, 144 p. (Signed Anthony Shiels) [Reprinted in 1990 by Fortean Times, London, 144 p. (Signed Tony Shiels) and in 2011 by CFZ Press, 148 p. (Signed Tony "Doc" Shiels)]
  • 1989: The Cantrip Codex, Tony Andruzzi , 113 p.
  • 2006: The Trickster's Equipment Expert, self-publishing, ebook, 20 p. Compilation of articles originally published between 1966 and 1967 in The Linking Ring (newspaper IBM).
  • 2006: Jabberwocky, The Lost Writings of 'Doc' Shiels, Ebook, 47 p. Compilation of articles originally published between 1966 and 1967 in The Budget (Monthly of the British Ring IBM).

As an illustrator:

  • Mercurio (Brett McCarron), 1975, The Propshop. Tricks With Magical Accessories, D. Robbins & Company (New York), 64 p.


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