George A. Tramountanas

Staff Writer
Seattle, WA
Seattle, WA
Dec 31

I’m a writer-filmmaker who has lived an ordinary/extraordinary life. Born and bred in Seattle, I moved to Los Angeles after college to do the film “thing.” I interned for a number of production companies, sweated things out as an assistant to Oliver Stone, had some fun at Disney Studios, and got a Masters in Film from USC. Now I’m back in Seattle, working at the University of Washington by day, crafting my plans to take over the world by night.

I’ve got a wife who I adore (even if she doesn’t quite “get” comics) and two terrific kids (we watch “Brave and the Bold” together and they love the “Tiny Titans”). My passion for comics started at a young age, and although my enthusiasm for the industry ebbs and flows, my feelings for the art form and its heroes never change. I’ve got some big ideas about the next few years of my life, and I can’t wait to see what happens next…

FIRST COMIC: "New Teen Titans" #20

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Robin (Dick Grayson)

Articles By George A. Tramountanas

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CCI, Day 1: Del Rey Manga Ain't Your Momma's Manga

Thu, July 20th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Del Rey Manga offered glimpses of manga joy to come at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

"X-Factor" - Peter David Writes A Team Of Superhero Sleuths

Wed, July 19th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News talked with Peter David about mutantkind's coolest detectives - X-Factor! Come inside to see what he had to say.

Meet The Wickedest Witch Of All In "Salem"

Tue, July 18th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Screenwriters Chris Morgan and Kevin Walsh join with artist Mike Hawthorne to bring you a tale about the spookiest witches EVER. Elizabeth Montgomery would be terrified…

It's Not Easy Being Green – AJ Lieberman On "Martian Manhunter"

Fri, June 23rd, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

DC's Martian Manhunter is more than just a green Superman, and AJ Lieberman plans on making this fact clear to readers in a brand new miniseries.

Bomb Queen Meets Bombshell Blacklight in One-Shot

Thu, June 22nd, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Two of Shadowline's sexiest characters mix it up in sin city in the August debuting one-shot "Bomb Queen vs. Blacklight." Creators Scott Wherle and Jimmie Robinson stopped by to dish the dirt.

"Task Force 1" - Shadowline's War on Terror

Wed, June 21st, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

In the Image Comics series "Task Force 1," Jim Valentino and Jeffery Stevenson tell the story of a futuristic world whose best hope is a group of super-soldiers with powers that are killing them. We spoke with the guys to get the latest on the project.

Creators Of "Ursa Minors!" Explain Their Major Idea: Slackers In Bear Suits!

Fri, June 9th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News chats with creators Neil Kleid, Paul Cote, and Fernando Pinto about boys in bear suits, beer, comics, and the beauty of 80's pop culture. Brace yourselves! Now with updated art!

A Frazetta Painting Come To Life: CBR's "Pathfinder" Set Visit

Wed, June 7th, 2006 | Category: TV, Film

Coming this September to theaters everywhere is the Viking-themed "Pathfinder." CBR News went on a set visit last December and spoke with Director Marcus Nispel ("Texas Chainsaw Massacre") and Executive Producer Brad Fischer about the production.

TenNapel Strikes Gold in "Iron West"

Wed, May 17th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Doug TenNapel brings us his version of the old west - where the men were men, and the robots were deadly. TenNapel told us about his upcoming Image Comics OGN "Iron West" and updated the status of a number of his film & television projects.

It's Alive! – Jeff Amano Raises The Dead In "The Cobbler's Monster"

Thu, May 11th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Jeff Amano sticks Frankenstein and Pinocchio in a blender, sets it on Puree, and comes up with an intriguing tale in "The Cobbler's Monster"

Erik Larsen On "Savage Dragon" Milestones & "Wanted" Characters

Mon, May 8th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News talked with Erik Larsen about publishing milestones and the characters of "Wanted" paying a visit to "Savage Dragon."

Bill Willingham - The Man of a Thousand "Fables"

Fri, April 7th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

With "Fables" #50 due in just a couple of months, as well as a spin-off series and an original graphic novel on the way, the little universe Bill Willingham created is expanding quite a bit. CBR News sat down with Willingham for a long chat about where the series and it's related books are headed.

Colleen Doran - The Multi-Talented Multi-Hyphenate

Tue, March 28th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

With "A Distant Soil" coming to a close and a work schedule that includes "The Book of Lost Souls" and the upcoming "Stealth Tribes," Colleen Doran is one of the hardest working people in the comic biz. We caught up with Doran to learn more about what she's working on today.

"Donnie Darko" Director Brings His Next Film To Comics

Fri, March 24th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Filmmaker Richard Kelly and artist Brett Weldele talk about the comic prequel to Kelly's latest film, "Southland Tales." Come inside for a cinematic experience which includes 18 pages of preview art, 8 pages of which are exclusive to CBR.

Kevin Grevioux - From "Underworld" to the Comic World

Wed, March 22nd, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Kevin Grevioux (writer of the movie "Underworld") talks about his two new comic imprints and shares his tips for breaking into the biz.

Strangers No More, As Moore Brings "Strangers In Paradise To An End

Fri, March 17th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

It's the end of an era, as the popular "Strangers In Paradise" is about to close up shop. Terry Moore spoke to CBR News about the end of the series and revealed his surprising original plan for the series.

"X-Men: The Last Stand" - Kelsey Grammer Unleashes His Inner Beast

Thu, February 23rd, 2006 | Category: TV, Film

Time to turn off the lights in the Danger Room and hit the rack for some rest, as CBR wraps up our special "X3" coverage. As we conclude, Kelsey Grammer talks about his role as Beast in "X-Men: The Last Stand." Come on in and find out who's smarter - Hank McCoy or Frasier Crane?

"X-Men: The Last Stand" - Director & Cast Q&A, Part Two

Thu, February 23rd, 2006 | Category: TV, Film

If X marks the spot, then you've hit gold with CBR's continuing "X3" coverage. In the second part of our Q & A with Brett Ratner and the X-cast, we discuss the new characters, why Angel is just so dreamy, a cure for mutants, and things that make Halle Berry queasy.

"X-Men: The Last Stand" – Director & Cast Q&A, Part One

Thu, February 23rd, 2006 | Category: TV, Film

"X3" madness continues, as CBR and the Xavier Institute For Higher Learning bring you more coverage of the film, straight from the set. This time, Brett Ratner and the X-cast talk about the new film, its new director, and Storm's new personality.

"X-Men: The Last Stand" – John Bruno, VFX Supervisor - Making Mutant Magic Happen

Thu, February 23rd, 2006 | Category: TV, Film

Our "X3" coverage continues, as CBR had a chat with X3 Visual Effects Supervisor John Bruno. Learn how Angel flies, and find out how Patrick Stewart revisits his Star Trek roots in the film.

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