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(1938-2010) US author and screenwriter, in Canada from 1974 onwards. Sobol is probably best known for his numerous scripts for animated and live-action Television programmes. These include contributions to the short animated feature A Cosmic Christmas (1977) for Nelvana/Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, a fable in which a boy encounters three visitors from outer space who seek the meaning of Christmas; Sobol's book adaptation is A Cosmic Christmas (1979 chap). Further scripts were for the sf series Fantastic Voyage (1967-1970) and Journey to the Center of the Earth (1967-1969). His novel Jason of Star Command 1: Mission to the Stars (1980) is a tie to the series Jason of Star Command (1978-1980). [GSt/DRL]
born Cleveland, Ohio: 10 March 1938
died Toronto, Ontario: 5 August 2010
- A Cosmic Christmas (New York: Avon Camelot, 1979) [chap: pb/]
- Jason of Star Command 1: Mission to the Stars (New York: Xerox, 1980) [tie: pb/Michael Nicostre]
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