the younger brother of Lucy Van Pelt and the older brother of Rerun Van Pelt. Charlie Brown's friend, is called "sweet babboo" by Charlie's sister Sally who likes him but he does not like her back that way. He had glasses for a while and would get vexed when Snoopy would take them away. Through Linus, the term "security blanket" was first introduced. Created by Charles M. Shulz.
Linus Van Pelt carries a blanket everywhere and sucks his thumb; very spiritual and philosophical. is part of the Peanuts comic strip.