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McCombical: The Wit and Wisdom of Billy McComb

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McCOMBICAL: The Wit and Wisdom of Billy McComb

BILLY McCOMB was a working magician and inventor of magic for more than 50 years. He was a prolific writer, a gifted illustrator, and could invent patter at the drop of a hat for just about any effect or circumstance. Join Billy and his friends Teller, Johnny Thompson, The Amazing Johnathan, Lance Burton, Simon Lovell, John Fisher, John Wade, Fielding West, Milt Larsen, Nick Lewin, Terry Seabrooke, Michael Chaut, Dave Cox, Sandy Marshall, and Annabel Gray as you embark on a journey through the virtual treasure trove of Billy’s tricks and effects and friends
reminisce about his magical influence on their lives.


(Hardcover with DJ; illustrations and photographs)

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What Magician's are saying:
"Billy was to the magic fraternity what Google is to the computer generation."
- Milt Larsen

"Billy was truly one of the most creative magicians I've ever known."
- Johnny Thompson

"The depth of Billy's knowledge was simply astounding!"
- Lance Burton

"Billy taught me the difference between a guy who does tricks and an entertainer who can truly hold an audience in the palm of his hands."
- Simon Lovell

Billy... I wish we had your brain in a jar for the future."
- The Amazing Johnathan


CONTENTS:

FOREWORD ix

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Tricks with Cards- Page 1

Billy and Me: Milt Larsen- Page 8

Billy and Me: Fielding West- Page 19

Billy and Me: The Amazing Johnathan- Page 24

Chapter 2 Tricks with Hankies or Silks- Page 41

Billy and Me: Lance Burton- Page 58

Billy and Me: Johnny Thompson- Page 70

Chapter 3 Tricks with Ropes- Page 83

Billy and Me: John Wade- Page 87

Chapter 4 Mental Miracles- Page 96

Billy and Me: Teller- Page 98

Billy and Me: John Fisher- Page 102

Chapter 5 Effects for the Stage- Page 109

Billy and Me: Michael Chaut- Page 121

Billy and Me: Nick Lewin- Page 134

Billy and Me: Simon Lovell- Page 149

Chapter 6 Close-Up / Parlour Magic- Page 158

Billy and Me: Dave Cox- Page 171

Billy and Me: Annabel Gray- Page 180

Chapter 7 Billy’s Cogitations- Page 184

BILLY’S LIST OF MEMORABLE QUOTES- Page 199

After Word- Page 201

Index of Billy McCOMB’S TRICKS AND WRITINGS- Page 203

Index- Page 205


The reviews are coming in and they are great!
Here's a link to a couple of them:

Steve Bryant: Little Egypt Magic
(scroll about a third into the page for the review)

Nick Lewin: Remarkable Magic



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