Uzumaki, Volume 2

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Viz Communications, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
422 Reviews
A sleepy town on the coast of Japan is under quiet, deadly siege, not by a person or group but by a primeval spiral shape whose victims include both parents of Shuichi Saito. In this second volume of the saga, Shuichi's girlfriend Kirie becomes further involved in the town's terrible secret when schoolmates start turning up as horrible human snails and something unspeakable is discovered within the walls of the local hospital.

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As dorky as it sounds the ending left me in tears lol - Goodreads
I thought the ending was a pretty great conclusion. - Goodreads
The illustrations are just too eerie. - Goodreads
A better ending than the film, too. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Andre - Goodreads

This was not as creepy as I expected it to be. Sure it was creepy, make no mistake about that and the author's art style captures it well (I also liked the subtle signs of all the spirals in the town ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Luke - Goodreads

This, the final volume of Junji Ito's coiling narrative, is perhaps the most consistent, storywise. It's just a shame it's also the least satisfying. The previous two collections shocked, either from ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

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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