Dirk Garthwaite, alias the Wrecker, is a member of the Wrecking Crew, who are construction themed supervillain team. They attacked New York causing destruction throughout Spider-Man and the other S.H.I.E.L.D. Trainees are ordered by Nick Fury to work with Damage Control in order to find out the Wrecking Crew's motives. While working on Damage Control, Spider-Man finds out that the clean-up work has been used for a covert bank robbery, and he begins to suspect Mac Porter.
Later that night, Spider-Man infiltrates the Damage Control building to investigate Mac Porter, but discovers instead that four of the Damage Control workers are actually the Wrecking Crew in disguise using their Damage Control membership and equipment for robberies. Mac Porter arrives to help Spider-Man's team and the Wrecking Crew is defeated.
Wrecker was seen trying to rob an armored car alone and fought the Avengers until he was defeated byHyperion. When Wrecker later tried to leave town, Hyperion cut him off and tried to eliminate him. The Avengers intervene as Falcon gets Wrecker far away from Hyperion.