In a series of tweets, the writer detailed the situation and expressed thanks to his friends and family.
"So, one week ago I woke up in intensive care because of a surprise MRSA infection that grabbed & blinded me for 4 days. this was the worst week of my life. I almost died on Monday. it'll take months to recover. i wasn't even going to share it was so bad," Bendis tweeted. "My wife literally saved my life. my friends surrounded me in a wall of love. Fraction didn't leave my bedside for two days. My face had swelled shut. [David Walker, Michael Avon Oeming, Taki Soma] (and many non comics pals) just descended on my family & kept my kids safe."