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    Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    Ok, I knew from college orientation days that Arizona State's mascot Sparky the Sun Devil was designed by a Walt Disney artist, but only today did I discover this connection (thank you Alumni News . Disney artist Berk Anthony designed Sparky. Anthony worked at Disney in the late 30's and early 40's. Rumors persist that Walt himself designed Sparky, but many people simply believe that Anthony modeled Sparky after Walt.



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    Re: Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    I think USC still rules....the mustache resembes Walt...very interesting Anders!!! Verrrrry interesting
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    Re: Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    Really cool Anders. The Modesto Bee "Scoopy" mascot (local Newpaper)
    is also made by Walt Disney Studios also. http://24hour.route99live.com/service/scoopy.html

    And yes the mascot in your picture does look like him.
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    Re: Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    Very interesting.

    As a former Sun Devil- I choose to believe he was designed by Walt
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    Re: Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    Quote Originally Posted by dramaqueen
    Very interesting.

    As a former Sun Devil- I choose to believe he was designed by Walt
    I would love to believe that Walt designed him too

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    Re: Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    Yup, I can totally see Walt in Sparky. Veddy intedesting.

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    Re: Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    ASU SUCKS!!! -not Walt! GO WILDCATS!!!
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    Re: Sparky the Sun Devil = Walt Disney?

    Maybe they should change the Sun Icon in DCA
    to the Sun Devil himself!

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