Uzumaki

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VIZ Media LLC, Jul 6, 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, Shuichis girlfriend Kirie becomes further involved in the towns 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  - sarafwilliams - LibraryThing

WAIT WHAT? This series is so fucking great. In a town where everyone seems to be getting overly obsessed about spirals, the strangest things start happening. Starting from people being turned into ... Read full review

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User Review  - sarafwilliams - LibraryThing

WAIT WHAT? This series is so fucking great. In a town where everyone seems to be getting overly obsessed about spirals, the strangest things start happening. Starting from people being turned into ... 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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