Illustration of Snoopy walking across the desert with two clouds in sky and black text on a light blue background
SIMON SIMPLE ORG., ORANGE, N.J. Peanuts characters from the PEANUTS comic strip by Charles M. Schulz ©1950 bt United Feature Syndicate Inc.
Snoopy is a cartoon beagle from the comic strip Peanuts created by Charles Shultz in the 1950s. Snoopy's character enjoys role playing and creating alter egos for himself, such as Joe Cool, the Word War I Flying Ace, and a soldier in the French Foreign Legion. "Beau" may refer to the adventure novel Beau Geste by P.C. Wren which is about three English brothers who enlist in the French Foreign Legion.