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John J. Ordover is the founder and CEO of JJO MARKETING and was previously an editor at Pocket Books responsible for overseeing the licensed novels of the Star Trek franchise. He is the co-creator of such spin-off series as New Frontier (with writer Peter David), Starfleet Corps of Engineers and I.K.S. Gorkon (both with Keith R.A. DeCandido), Stargazer (with Michael Jan Friedman), and Challenger (with Diane Carey).
Total Books: 7
Ordover is also the owner of The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art at 138 Sullivan St., New York, NY 10012 on property once owned by his father Jerald Ordover, a noted art lawyer. Information about the gallery, which uses digital screens both to provide digital artists with a play to display their work and create illusory spaces within the gallery can be found at www.sohodigart.com
According to Peter David, the basic concept for New Frontier was Ordover's, as was the notion of using several already existing characters, with David having fleshed out the concept and created the original characters. PeterDavid.net: WHAT'CHA WANNA KNOW?
With David Mack, Ordover wrote the Deep Space Nine episodes "Starship Down". The two have story credit on "It's Only a Paper Moon", which was written as a teleplay by Ronald D. Moore.
Ordover is also an active nudist, the founder of Clothing Optional Dinners, a dining club in New York City for nudists. On July 11, 2007, Ordover launched a nude dinner cruise from Sheepshead Bay, New York.
Ordover created a web site http://marryourdaughter.org/ in September 2007 as a hoax to bring attention to the discrepancy between age of consent laws and marriage law.