A noted fantasy scribe who penned adventures of Superman and Batman in addition to boldly going where few writers had gone before by writing episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: Voyager, two-time Emmy award-winning writer Hilary Bader also wrote books for DC Comics in addition to working as a pioneer in the world of Web comics. A Brooklyn native who studied math at Stony Brook University, the young numbers wiz soon became fascinated with theater and relocated to Paris to study mime with Jacque Lecoq and Decreux. Later touring the U.S. with her story-theater play African Folk Tales, Bader would subsequently make her bid for Los Angeles, where television writing quickly became her priority. On November 7, 2002, Hilary Bader died of breast cancer in Duarte, CA. She was 50.