Showing Everyone How It's Done, Len Wein Live-Tweets Through Entire Lengthy Spinal Surgery


It's a long-accepted fact that posting on Twitter comprises about 90% of the job of being a comics pro today. Though many pros have mastered the constant tweeting part, however, it seems like more and more actual comics end up delayed, possibly as a result, especially when they're the the main series of a Marvel super-mega-crossover event meant to spearhead a line-wide #1 issue relaunch event.

Enter legendary comics creator Len Wein, who proved that he's the master of multitasking when he live-tweeted an entire lengthy spinal surgery… that he was undergoing!

Watch as Wein shows younger pros how its done:

If Wein were anything other than a seasoned professional, he would probably take a break here, emerging after recovery to let his fans know that everything went well. Not Len Wein, though. Wein continued to tweet, seemingly from the operating table:

Wein is so good at his job, he was even able to receive and relay updates on his own surgery from the medical team:

Six hours after the surgery started, Wein's Twitter game hadn't missed a beat:

All went well with the surgery, and Wein even managed to maintain his sense of humor throughout the process:

At age 68, Len Wein is still showing today's generation of comics creators how it's done!

We're glad to hear that Wein's surgery went well, and wish him the speediest recovery. We'll be expecting live updates.

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