Uzumaki: Spiral Into Horror, Volume 1

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Viz Communications, Oct 6, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
201 Reviews
Here's another visually stunning graphic novel from Japan's reigning horror manga artist. Shortly after Shuichi Saitos 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
The ending is incredibly underwhelming. - Goodreads
A better ending than the film, too. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Sofia Marques - Goodreads

Junji Ito is my all-time favorite horror mangaka. The way he delivers us this alternate horror, a twisted, mind-blowing horror that no one would ever thought of, is genius. Uzumaki is probably one of ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Shinyatsuki - Goodreads

Junji Ito is my all-time favorite horror mangaka. The way he delivers us this alternate horror, a twisted, mind-blowing horror that no one would ever thought of, is genius. Uzumaki is probably one of ... 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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