Michael Jan Friedman 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 episode “Resistance”. 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 Vol. 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.