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— by James Whitbrook: Uzumaki. Tomie. The Enigma of Amigara Fault. Gyo. You may not recognize the names immediately, but no doubt you’ve seen the haunting works of Junji Ito plastered all over the internet. His incredible, detailed ability to capture the psychological trauma and graphic body horror in his work has made his manga iconic. So what drove him to look for the comic horror behind his own pets? […]

Image courtesy of Junji Ito/Kodansha