Uzumaki, Volume 2

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Viz Communications, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
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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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User Review  - vombatiformes - LibraryThing

Despite enjoying horror and developing my new interest in manga & graphic novels, I haven't really spent much time in the horror manga subgenre, and if what's available is anything like Junji Ito's ... Read full review

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User Review  - JimElkins - LibraryThing

I have been reading manga, intermittently, ever since I heard the Japanese scholar Shigemi Inaga give an excellent talk on Hitoshi Iwaaki's "Parasyte" in 2000. I try to read mainly the more violent ... Read full review


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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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