Museum of Terror, Volume 1

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Dark Horse Manga, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 370 pages
Dark Horse Comics is very proud to present Museum of Terror, a series of horror stories by Japan's foremost creator of horror manga. Full of compelling and charming characters and relationships, and featuring some of the finest comics art available, Junji Ito has seen his works translated into successful films in Japan. Ito's Uzumaki, the thrilling and grotesque manga and film, has already found success in America, and now we present "Tomie," the first story in this fantastic series. "Tomie" is the story of an eternally youthful and beautiful high school girl, whose admirers are obsessed to the point of murdering her. But to their horror, she is reincarnated over and over. "Tomie" also became a popular film in Japan, and now it launches Dark Horse's series of Ito's horrific works, Museum of Terror.

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User Review  - kyuuketsukirui - LibraryThing

After Tomie is murdered, she shows up at school as if nothing had happened. It turns out that any part of her body, no matter how small, can eventually grow to a new Tomie, and all these Tomies are ... Read full review

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User Review  - JonathanGorman - LibraryThing

Weird, violent and disturbing. Not sure why I kept reading. Can't actually give it a rating. I think if there's further volumes, I'll read them if I come across them. Otherwise I'm probably not going to go looking. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

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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