Brian Michael Bendis Very Sick

Avengers and Ultimate Spider-Man writer Brian Michael Bendis he’s recovering from a serious MRSA infection which put him in intensive care for days and temporarily blinded him. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacteria that is resistant to many antibiotics. Orbital infections caused by MRSA are “a rising menace in the ocular field” according to the National Institute of Health. Orbital cellulitis which can result from MSRA can be potentially sight and life-threatening.

Bendis: I’m home. miraculously. my recent healthy eating & weight loss helped me bounce out of the hospital and I’m recovering here at home. I look like actual shit but I feel alive. @JoeQuesada has\d my back. marvel & DC both agreed to let me do my work when I can. I can and need to…

He also gave a shout-out to the fans for being so vocally supportive of his recent work on Jessica Jones and Spider-Man. He also received some support from fellow comics powerhouse, Gail Simone. There were also kind words from talent like Charles Soule, Greg Pak, and Christos Gage.

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