|Son of Hansel|
- “Go find your own gingerbread house!”
- ―Gus Crumb +
Gus Crumb is Helga Crumb's cousin and the son of Gretel, from the story Hansel and Gretel. Food is constantly on his mind. Gus and his cousin appear to be at the service of Milton Grimm, guarding his office and doing tasks for him like writing on a cave wall to trick Raven Queen in The Storybook of Legends.
Gus Crumb can be easily bribed with sweets. He is aware of his destiny to cook witches but he and his cousin are still afraid of witches like Raven Queen.
In the books he has short yellow hair. In the webisodes he has short, spikey light pink hair with yellow streaks. Apart from wearing different clothes and the hairstyles, Gus and his cousin Helga look extremely similar, with even their voices sounding identical.
It is currently not known where Gus lives.
Gus' father is Gretel from the fairytale Hansel and Gretel, along with his uncle Hansel and cousin Helga Crumb.
Gus' only friend seems to be his cousin Helga.
Gus does not seem to be in a relationship.
It is unknown what type of pet Gus has, if any.
Gus doesn't appear to have any powers.
Gus' colour scheme consists of brown, light yellow, white and shades of pink.
In the books, he wears green leather shorts with suspenders and hiking boots. In the webisodes he wears pink shorts with red suspenders, a pink waistcoat, a white shirt with light yellow collar and pink and white trainers.
- Gus changes the w's in words to v's and the th's to d's. Such as, he will say: Vas is das? Instead of : What is That?
- He and Helga call Apple White, "fruit girl" and Raven Queen "leetle birdie".
- Coach Gingerbreadman catches the Crumb cousins eating his gingerbread office.
- Gus and Helga are the only students who room together who are opposite genders.
- In Ginger In The BreadHOUSE, Helga and Gus believe that Ginger's cooking is only meant to lure everyone to their doom.
- In Baking and Entering, he and Helga are scoffing down candy from the witches gingerbread house.
- In the books Gus is the son of Gretel and Hansel is his uncle. In Ginger In The BreadHOUSE Gus did say his father is Hansel.