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JUNE LOCKHART SIGNED POSTER

Updated: June 20, 2004

This is a signed and framed poster by actress June Lockhart. A very unique art print, which I have never seen before. The piece measures 18.5" x 12.5" (on the outside of the frame). The dedication reads "To Grandma Kay Happy Birthday!"

Item comes from West Hollywood California.

Value: $100.

This art was comission by artist Mike Okamoto for actress June Lockart, who protryed Maureen Robinson on Lost in Space. These art prints are only sold by June Lockhart at special conventions and appearances. Artist Mike Okamoto did many of the cover art on the Lost in Space and Forbidden Planet for Innovation comics.

Mike Okamoto Biography:

Mike Okamoto has been illustrating for 26 years. He was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, then attended the Parsons School of Design , in New York City, on a full scholarship, from 1971-75. He lived and freelance illustrated in NYC from then until 1991, when he moved to West Virginia at the start of his comic book career.

In 1990, he met the love of his life, Diana Light. They wed in 1991. His influences range from Frank Frazetta, N. C. Wyeth and Al Williamson to Wally Wood, Joe Kubert, Mort Drucker and Carl Barks.

Also in 1990 he realized another dream when he had the honor of working with Al Williamson on the graphic novel series Atomic Age for the Marvel Epic line of comics. The four issue series was created and written by good buddy, Frank Lovece, pencilled by Mike, and inked by Mr. Williamson.

In 1992, he won the prestigious Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award for his painted work and storytelling skills on the Innovation Comics adaptation of Piers Anthony's classic Science Fiction novel On a Pale Horse at that year's San Diego Comic Con.

In 1999-2003, he won the International Network of Golf Illustrator of the Year Award for his work in Golf Illustrated, five years running! Diana Light-Okamoto has been a writer, editor, and vice president of Innovation Comics during their glory years of 1989-92. She was the Creative Director of Cherry Tree Toys from 1993-98, designing products and putting together their catalogs. She's currently a graphic artist with a nationally known marketing corporation.and freelance designing, as well as working on the script of her science fiction/fantasy creation, ZONE21.

Daughter, Jennifer Light, graduated high school second in her class and has attended Boston University. She currently resides in Boston. She is Diana's proudest creation, and Mike's most joyous association!


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