Welcome to Cyber Monday on Crave! Whether you love Transformers, Star Wars, or G.I. Joe, you can buy any of them today (Nov 28th) and pay zero buyer commission! That means you save 10% on all of your purchases for the next 24 hours. It’s our way of saying thank you for the great first year and helping you get the gifts you want for the holidays
In addition, our sellers are offering some great holiday deals. Why not take advantage of both today? Continue reading
Are you a seller who’s been thinking of trying out Crave? Or have you listed items before, but not sold 3 yet?
Well, you’re in luck. Not only is selling 100% free on Crave.com, but you get $5 bonus if you make 3 sales this month and have not previously sold at least 3 items in a single month. This offer is good till July 31st!
Here’s a little incentive to go ahead and get that collectible you’ve had your eye on: make your 1st ever purchase on Crave between July 7 – July 31 and get $5 back. Continue reading
Two ways to get cash back from Crave in the month of June!
Option #1: MAKE YOUR 1st PURCHASE ON CRAVE
If you are new to Crave, buy something between now (June 20th) and June 30th to get $5 back. Click here to start browsing Crave.com.
Option #2: REFER A FRIEND
You tell your friends about Crave. If they buy something in June (for the 1st time), you both get $5 back. Submit their name on this form so we know you referred them. Continue reading
Editor’s note: This week we’d like to welcome back Crave site member and expert Transformers toy collector Rosemary Ward (aka ‘Screamers’) as our guest blogger.
As I mentioned before, I met Rose at BotCon 2010, the annual Transformers convention put on by the Transformers Collectors Club and Hasbro. She is one of the top Transformers collectors in the country and has developed a wide following on her blog screamer.alt-world.com. Continue reading
The Crave staff is really pumped about all the activity we’ve seen on the marketplace since launching the March Seller Contest on the 16th! Remember, the person who sells the most TFs between March 16th and March 31st wins a $100 Amazon gift card ($50 for 2nd place and $20 for 3rd). Click here for the original contest announcement. Continue reading
You have been waiting patiently for us to update the catalog, and that time is here! We will start updating the catalog over the weekend and into next week. The Crave team is going to start with the newer stuff, like Reveal the Shield and Generations. But we need your help! We know older items are missing from the current catalog and there are also errors with products on the existing catalog. Continue reading
Happy St. Paddy’s Day from Crave!
This week we’ve added new ways to see the best deals on our wide selection of vintage & new Transformers. We also launched our March Seller Contest mentioned in our previous blog post. Below you will find some of our newest listings as well as the best deals on the site! Continue reading
Listen up sellers, because we have an AWESOME contest just for you for the remainder of March.
What’s the contest? MAKE SALES! The seller who makes the most sales between now, March 16th, and March 31st will win a $100 gift card for Amazon.com. We will have goodies for 2nd ($50 Amazon gift card) and 3rd place ($20 Amazon gift card) as well. Continue reading
Generation 1 Optimus Prime. Fan photo by Jason Cross.
Which series represents classic Transformers toys?
Most fans will tell you, Generation 1, of course! They are the original Transformers toys that we’ve come to compare future series against.
The History of Generation 1 Transformers in the U.S.
According to Wikipedia, Hasbro representatives went to the 1983 Tokyo Toy Show in search of toys that they could import to the North America market. At the time, Takara was showcasing several transforming robots toy lines (including Diaclone toys). Hasbro bought the rights to produce the toys and decided to produce them under one toy line: The Transformers.
Hasbro had a business relationship with Marvel Comics, Continue reading