The Art of Junji Ito: Twisted Visions

Hardback

Main Details

Title The Art of Junji Ito: Twisted Visions
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Junji Ito
SeriesThe Art of Junji Ito: Twisted Visions
Physical Properties
Format:Hardback
Pages:150
Dimensions(mm): Height 298,Width 210
CategoriesGraphic novel and Manga artwork
Graphic novels: Manga
ISBN 9781974713004
ClassificationsDewey:741.5952
Audience
General

Publishing Details

Publisher Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
Imprint Viz Media, Subs. of Shogakukan Inc
Publication Date 10 May 2020
NZ Release Date 10 May 2020
Publication Country United States

Description

Enter the world of Junji Ito's art--an abyss of horror and sublime beauty. A first-ever collection of Junji Ito's artworks, featuring over 130 images from his bestselling manga titles along with rare works. This sublime collection includes all of Ito's unforgettable illustrations in both black-and-white and color, from Tomie's dreadful beauty to the inhuman spirals of Uzumaki. Includes an interview focused on Ito's art technique as well as commentary from the artist on each work.

Author Biography

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 Umezz and Hideshi Hino, as well as authors Yasutaka Tsutsui and H.P. Lovecraft.