(written from a Production point of view)
Paul Kupperberg (born 14 June 1955; age 59) is a former editor for DC Comics, and a prolific writer of comic books and newspaper strips. While with DC, he wrote in excess of 600 individual issues in a wide variety of titles, including two in the first Star Trek line, #18: "Rest and Recreation!" and #30: "Uhura's Story". Other titles he wrote for include Action Comics, Aquaman, Batman, Captain America, The Flash, and Wonder Woman.
In July 2004, he revisited the Star Trek universe with the eBook Sargasso Sector which was published as #42 in the Pocket SCE series and later collected in July 2007 in the ninth collection, Grand Designs.