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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"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.

"X-Men: The Last Stand" – Dave Gorder - The Super-Associate Producer

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

In the second part of the "X3" set visit, CBR News talked with Associate Producer Dave Gorder. Plus, Juggernaut chases after Kitty...

"X-Men: The Last Stand" – Production Designer Ed Verreaux - Making the X-Men's World A Reality

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

CBR News visited the "X3" set and brought back some juicy interviews. First, CBR chatted with Production Designer Ed Verreaux. Come inside and learn why the X-Men are at Alcatraz.

Warren Ellis & Juan Jose Ryp Get Bloody with "Wolfskin"

Mon, February 13th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Warren Ellis and Juan Jose Ryp tell the tale of a barbarian tough enough to kick sand in Conan's face at the beach with "Wolfskin," coming from Avatar Press in April. We sat down with Ellis & Ryp to learn more.

Greg Rucka: Supergirl, Checkmate & Gotham Cops...Oh My!

Mon, February 13th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

In a lengthy interview, Greg Rucka sat down with CBR News to let us know his One Year Later plans and talked about the end of "Gotham Central." Step inside and find out the latest on the new Checkmate.

Michael Hawthore - The One Man Gang behind "Hysteria"

Fri, January 27th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Writer-artist Mike Hawthorne returns to his "Hysteria" series this March at Image Comics to tell the tale of a "One Man Gang." Come inside, if you can take it...

Bruce Jones Talks "Nightwing" and "Warlord"

Thu, January 19th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News caught up with writer Bruce Jones to talk about his plans for the new "Warlord" and what readers can expect from his One Year Later "Nightwing."

"Brownsville" - Kleid & Allen Talk About The Toughest Gangsters You've Never Met

Mon, January 9th, 2006 | Category: Comic Books

Come inside and learn the true history of the Jewish Mafia and Murder Incorporated as told by writer Neil Kleid and artist Jake Allen in "Brownsville," from NBM Publishing. These guys make the Sopranos look like a bunch of wimps.

A Trip To The "Supermarket" With Brian Wood and Kristian Donaldson

Wed, December 28th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

We talked with Brian Wood and Kristian Donaldson talk about their latest project, "Supermarket," which includes a Yakuza crime family, a Porno Swede crime family, and some gutter rats. You know you wanna find out more...

Willingham On His "Robin" Run And Beginning Anew With "Shadowpact"

Tue, December 20th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Bill Willingham shares his thoughts about writing the world's most famous sidekick, and gives readers a hint of what they can expect from his new "Shadowpact" series

"Truth, Justin & The American Way" - Scott Kurtz, Aaron Williams & Gieseppe Ferrario Discuss

Mon, December 19th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

When the month of March, 2006, comes around, fans of Scott Kurtz can find two reasons to celebrate. Join us as we talk to him and the creative team on his latest project, "Truth, Justin & The American Way," in addition to chatting about "PvP" #25.

Doing More "Hard Time" With Steve Gerber

Tue, December 13th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

"Hard Time: Season Two" hit stands last Wednesday, so CBR News checked in with writer Steve Gerber had to say about going back to the big house. Come on inside to read what he said and see a preview of issue #2.

Brendan Cahill Brings Back Two Classics in Marvel's "Sable & Fortune"

Thu, December 1st, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

Silver Sable, Marvel's sexiest mercenary, is back and this time around she's stuck with a partner she doesn't necessarily want - Dominic Fortune. Writer Brandan Cahill spoke with CBR News about updating these classic characters, and also gave us a quick education on the pros and cons of webcomics.

Marvel's New God On The Block - Oeming Writes "Ares"

Tue, November 29th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

Ares, God of War, joins the Marvel U in the January debuting five-issue miniseries written by Michael Oeming. He's moving to the suburbs to raise his son. To find out how Ares' half-brother Hercules feels about this, we sat down with Oeming to chat about the series.

Todd McFarlane - Looking Back & To The Future

Tue, November 29th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

"Spawn" has started down a new path with a new creative team as of issue #150. CBR News spoke with Todd McFarlane, the book's creator, to learn more about this new direction and to find out if Spawn is where he wants it to be 13 years after its debut.

Palmiotti & Gray Put A Sassy Spin on "Daughters of the Dragon"

Fri, November 18th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

This January, Marvel brings back two of its coolest women characters in a four-issue miniseries. CBR News spoke with Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti about how these heroines were selected for a revamp and what kind of craziness readers can expect.

Devin Grayson - The "Nightwing" Crisis

Thu, November 10th, 2005 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News caught up with writer Devin Grayson to discuss the current direction of the series which finds Dick in a "Donnie Brasco" type story. What's it mean for the character? How does it all dovetail into "Infinite Crisis?" And how much longer will the writer be on the title? Come on inside to find out.

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