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Michael Jan Friedman

Michael Jan Friedman in 1994

Michael Jan Friedman (born 7 March 1955; age 69) is one of the most prolific novelists for Pocket Books' line of Star Trek novels, perhaps best known for creating the characters that would crew the Star Trek: Stargazer series of books. He assisted John J. Ordover in developing the Double Helix six-part miniseries. He also co-wrote the story for the Star Trek: Voyager second season episode "Resistance" and pitched a Kira episode to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

He was interviewed by Michael McAvennie for the article "Michael Jan Friedman – When Darkness Calls", published in The Official Star Trek: The Next Generation Magazine issue 9, pp. 56-59.

Friedman is known in comics as a writer of superhero and science fiction/fantasy, as a comic writer he was a regular contributor to various of DC Comics' later Star Trek series.

He is extremely prolific. Of his seventy plus novels, more than half are set in the Trek universe. [1]


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