Uzumaki, Volume 1

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Viz Communications, Oct 6, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
197 Reviews
Shortly after Shuichi Saito's father becomes obsessed with spirals -- snail shells, whirlpools, and man-made patterns -- he dies mysteriously, his body positioned in the shape of a twisted coil. Soon, the entire town is afflicted with a snail-like disease.

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As dorky as it sounds the ending left me in tears lol - Goodreads
The illustrations are just too eerie. - Goodreads
A better ending than the film, too. - Goodreads

Review: Uzumaki, Vol. 3 (Uzumaki #3)

User Review  - Ward Muylaert - Goodreads

Bit disappointed with the ending, still a great series to read though. Read full review

Review: Uzumaki, Vol. 1 (Uzumaki #1)

User Review  - Allicinthia Davey - Goodreads

When you finish reading, everywhere you go you start subconsciously looking for spirals...and find that they are in fact EVERYWHERE. Read full review

About the author (2001)

Junji Ito debuted as a horror manga artist in 1987 with the first story in his successful Tomie series. Uzumaki, drawn from 1998 to 1999, was adapted into a live-action movie, which has been released in America by Viz Films and Tidepoint Pictures. It's influences include the classic manga artists Kazuo Umezu and Hideshi Hino, as well as authors Yasutaka Tsutsui and H.P. Lovecraft.

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