Daily Archives: 20.08.2013

Playing Cards and Literature: Bicycle Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Decks by Alakazam Magic

This article is dedicated to the new set of playing cards produced by Alakazam Magic in 2013 – Bicycle Dr Jekyll Playing Cards and Bicycle Mr Hyde Playing Cards. These two decks are the set because they are connected and have the common general theme – Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. So they supplement each other and pretend to be used in combination.


Alakazam Magic is one of the longest established magic companies in the United Kingdom. They produce and sell magic tutorials, books, tricks, goods and decks of playing cards. The company is managed by Peter Nardi (a member of the Inner Magic Circle as well as a leading creator of unique magic and mentalism).

Playing cards were designed by specializing in designs for magicians.

Bicycle Dr Jekyll Playing Cards: 52 playing cards + 3 Jokers (2 identical and 1 with reveal) = in all 55 cards.

Bicycle Mr Hyde Playing Cards: 52 playing cards + 2 identical Jokers + 1 gaff card = in all 55 cards.

Playing cards were printed by USPCC on the Bicycle stock and have the Air-Cushion finish. Poker size. Court cards are seriously changed Bicycle standard court cards. Indices and pips are almost Bicycle standard indices and pips.

the picture of tuck cases is clickable


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Bēhance: Ahoy Playing Cards by Lisa Nemetz

Ahoy Playing Cards designed by the Argentinian artist Lisa Nemetz. This is a nautical themed deck of poker-cards which is made with handcrafted stamps. © 2013 Lisa Nemetz


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DeviantART: Victorian Playing Cards by Mina

Playing cards (project) designed by the Serbian artist Mina (Mistiqarts) in Victorian style. Characters need more contrast for better visibility. Indices should be unified. Anyway her artworks are quite interesting.

[Mistiqarts’s gallery on DeviantART]

© Mina (Mistiqarts)

The Queen of…


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Kickstarter: Blueblood Redux Playing Cards by Uusi

The 1st Edition of Blue Blood Playing Cards designed by Uusi (Bohemia, Royal Optik Playing Cards) became a collectable item. So they decided to produce the second edition in this series with some interesting changes. These changes make it interesting even for owners of the first edition. The deck is planned to be printed by USPCC.


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