Uzumaki (3-in-1 Deluxe Edition) (Junji Ito) (Hardcover)
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Junji Ito might be the most creative horror writer I have ever encountered. His genius is shown through how he can write such compelling horror all-around one little symbol you’d never consider terrifying, the spiral. A small, isolated town discovers the corrupting and horrifying nature of this symbol as the town spirals into horror. His creativity and awesome story has stuck with me for years and I think every horror enthusiast, even if you aren’t into manga, should read this!
-Hallie— From Outlandish October Staff Picks
A masterpiece of horror manga, now available in a deluxe hardcover edition!
Kurouzu-cho, a small fogbound town on the coast of Japan, is cursed. According to Shuichi Saito, the withdrawn boyfriend of teenager Kirie Goshima, their town is haunted not by a person or being but a pattern: UZUMAKI, the spiral—the hypnotic secret shape of the world. The bizarre masterpiece horror manga is now available all in a single volume. Fall into a whirlpool of terror!
About the Author
Junji Ito made his professional manga debut in 1987 and since then has gone on to be recognized as one of the greatest contemporary artists working in the horror genre. His titles include Tomie and Uzumaki, which have been adapted into live-action films; Gyo, which was adapted into an animated film; and his short story collections Fragments of Horror, Shiver and Frankenstein, all of which are available from VIZ Media. Ito’s influences include classic horror manga artists Kazuo Umezu and Hideshi Hino, as well as authors Yasutaka Tsutsui and H.P. Lovecraft.