Uzumaki, Volume 1

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Viz Communications, Oct 6, 2001 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
208 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  - Clay Haase - Goodreads

Review brought by Geekly Review Usually, and as opposed to horror movies, I am quite cynical of the power of comics to truly terrify the reader. Though there are good and bad works in every medium, I ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jason - Goodreads

See reviews for vols. 1 and 2 and also: I can't imagine this ending any differently or any better. Being relatively new to Japanese horror, I find the differences between Japanese and American horror ... 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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