Sprite Boy We have posted about our Sprite Boy character several times in the past.  You can read an older post about how he was used to introduce the concept that "Coke" = "Coca-Cola" in our advertising in the 1940s.  The one consistent feature about Sprite Boy is that he did not have legs, until yesterday.  I came across a renderings of what Sprite Boy could look like with legs on a "Minitoon" logo.  While we do not have the complete history on this peice, we are speculating that Walter Lantz, who did animated cartoons for Coca-Cola in 1948 , might have proposed using Sprite Boy as one of the animated characters in the short films he produced for the Company.