Spongebob Squarepants is a fictional cartoon character that made its first appearance in Help Wanted. Spongebob SquarePants was created by Stephen Hillenburg. SpongeBob is an optimistic, cheerful, yellow sea sponge that resides undersea. This character is very popular among kids and adults. SpongeBob’s original name was SpongeBoy but it was copyrighted by a mop company. Here are some SpongeBob coloring pages.