The spine-chilling influence of Japanese horror films has taken hold in Western audiences with hit films like The Ring and based on Japanese films themselves based on classic manga stories. And the master of horror manga is Umezu Kazuo - known as the "Stephen King of Japan," with several of his stories being adapted to film - and Dark Horse Manga is proud to bring his Scary Book horror anthology to Western readers for the first time. This first volume, Shadows, features two feature-length tales, "The Mirror" and "Vengeance Demon." Find out what Japanese readers have known for many years: you haven't been scared until you've been scared my Umezu Kazuo