Linus Van Pelt is the tritagonist from the Peanuts comic strip and Is Charlie Brown's best friend. He has been known use his blanket as a weapon to defend his friends. His blanket is also alive and can attack people on his own, as shown in the 1960s comics. Linus also quick witted and has been showed to manipulate people (especially Lucy) for his benefit. Linus is one of the smartest characters in peanuts
- He is afraid of Queen snakes (which are not poisonous) and all different kinds of snakes because he has Ophidiophobia (which means, fear of snakes).
- For one thing, with his blanket, Linus can intimidate the bullies in Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown.