Mr. Gips, a graphic artist who created many celebrated movie posters, including those for “Rosemary’s Baby” and “Alien,” which hinted at the terror audiences would experience but gave away nothing of the films’ plots, died Oct. 3. 9:15 p.m.
Mr. Gerstein did not begin illustrating children’s books until he was nearly 40, after working for more than a decade in film and TV animation. He found in picture books a vehicle of expression far more magical than any television screen, one with limitless possibilities for exploration and discovery. 9:04 p.m.
Carlos Celdran, a Philippine cultural activist and performance artist who received national attention for his dramatic protest against the Roman Catholic Church’s stance on reproductive health, died Tuesday in Spain, where he had been living in exile. 8:53 p.m.
Mr. Jackson, an editor who published books by Judy Blume, Paula Fox, Virginia Hamilton, and other award-winning authors that broadened the scope of children’s literature, then late in life became a children’s author himself, died Oct. 2. 8:49 p.m.
Alexei Leonov, the Russian cosmonaut who became the first man to walk in space, a thrilling feat that nearly cost him his life but raised Soviet prestige during the Cold War space race against the United States, died Friday in Moscow. 8:56 p.m.