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Old 03 January 2011, 08:20 PM
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Devil ASU mascot looks like Walt Disney

Comment: I recently took a tour of Arizona State University in Tempe with
my daughter. Our guide stated that the Arizona Sun Devil mascot was
drawn, as an act of revenge, to look like Walt Disney by former Disney
employee who was not fond of Walt.
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Old 03 January 2011, 08:23 PM
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The mascot was designed by a Disney illustrator (Bert Anthony), but I think the resemblance is purely coincidental:

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Old 03 January 2011, 08:30 PM
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Did Walt Disney ever sport a Van Dyke?
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Old 03 January 2011, 11:23 PM
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Wow, ASU can't even do petty revenge properly?

-Tabby
the "hey, some Wildcat had to say it" princess with claws
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Says the alumni with a cat named after the pet of a zebra.
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Old 01 December 2011, 05:47 AM
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Comment: I have a question about the Arizona State University mascot
"SPARKY". Legend has it that ASU alumni, and former Disney studios
illustrator Bert Anthony designed "sparky" with Walt Disney's likeness as
a form of revenge for being fired from disney. this Legend is even
mentioned when taking tours of the ASU Campus. Was "Sparky the sun devil"
really born out of revenge or is it just a great story?
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Old 01 December 2011, 01:04 PM
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Actually, it's not that great a story....
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The Prince in the Fractured Fairytales stories looked more like Disney than the mascot does. Only difference is they said they intentionally made it that way.
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A S who?

He, he, he he.


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