On one hand, it's no doubt a bad look for Ewing to wait until the end of the run to call out his artist who has been with him for virtually the entire way. Albeit there is the possibility that he might have said something sooner, but his employers (Marvel) could have told him to keep it quiet for fear of hurting sales. But we'll never know for sure.
On the other hand, Bennett is an adult who has been courting controversy for years now on topics that are generally unacceptable to corporations like Disney who basically tip toe around in fear of attracting the attention of the cancel culture crowd. Yet he just kept on doing it. Hard to shed a tear for a guy who adamantly refuses to take responsibility for maintaining his own livelihood.