Expect a Super time at The Mendel

Mike Super performs Friday night at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center.

BENTON HARBOR — Mike Super began his magic career early – hoodwinking fellow fourth-graders out of their candy with card tricks – before discovering entertaining his friends and neighbors was more lucrative, and kept him out of trouble with his teachers.

“When I first started out, when I was 6 or 7, my grandmother did a card trick for me,” he said during a recent interview. “It was a good card trick, but I immediately thought I could do that trick to win a bet. So instead of presenting it as magic, I presented it as sort of a con.”

Expect a Super time at The Mendel

Mike Super performs Friday night at Lake Michigan College's Mendel Center. 

Expect a Super time at The Mendel

Mike Super performs Friday night at Lake Michigan College's Mendel Center.

Expect a Super time at The Mendel

Mike Super performs Friday night at Lake Michigan College’s Mendel Center.