Character » Excavator appears in 16 issues.

    Ricky Calusky is Piledriver's son. He decided to follow in his father's footsteps and became a criminal joining foreces with the likes of Baron Zemo.

    Short summary describing this character.

    Excavator last edited by agentofasgard on 05/13/18 09:34AM View full history


    When Ricky found out his dad was Piledriver he decided to join the Wrecking Crew. Piledriver agreed because he was going to retire soon and he needed a replacement.


    Excavator was created by Brian K. Vaughan and Adrian Alphona and first appeared in The Runaways Vol.2 issue 1 (2005). He is the son of

    Major Story Arcs

    First Job, First Defeat

    His first bank robbery was a failure because the Runaways attacked him and stopped him. Since he had no powers, he couldn't do anything about it and promptly gave up.

    Avengers Undercover

    Some months later, Ricky was seen again in Baron Zemo's underground society for villains. There, he befriended a former superhero named Death Locket. She was there first as a spy, but eventually turned to villany. There was a mutual affection between Ricky and Death Locket, and he tried to make avances towards her.


    While out on the town with his father, leaving a cinema, Ricky was arrested by the forces of S.H.I.E.L.D. and placed in a holding-cell. He has not been heard from since.


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