Uzumaki

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VIZ Media LLC, Jul 6, 2002 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 208 pages
273 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, 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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Review: Uzumaki, Vol. 1 (Uzumaki #1)

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This was weird and fucked up. I had some expectations because I'd read the first few pages in the store but after a while I kind of gave up trying to know what was gonna come because it's just so ... Read full review

Review: Uzumaki, Vol. 2 (Uzumaki #2)

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Jack in the box and umbilical chord are some truly disturbing stories. I enjoyed the art and the story of this manga, but I'm still curious as to why in God's name haven't they left town yet lol. 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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