YouTuber Ben Potter dies age 40 in ‘unfortunate accident’ as his heartbroken wife pays tribute: ‘My world’

YouTuber and internet personality Ben Potter has died at the age of 40, his wife has confirmed.

His wife Nathalie Potter shared a heartbreaking tribute post to Ben on his Comicstorian X account, revealing he died following an “unfortunate accident”. 

“Two days ago, on June 8th, my husband, Ben Potter, passed away in an unfortunate accident,” she wrote in her post.

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“To many of you, he was Comicstorian, voicing stories from across multiple different mediums. To his loved ones, he was one of the best and most supportive individuals anyone could ask for.

“As a husband, a son, a brother, a friend, or even just a stranger, Ben was loving and genuine.

“He was someone who would listen and make time for his loved ones. He would do his best to make everyone laugh and make sure they were okay. He was our rock and he’d reassure his loved ones whenever they needed it,” she said.

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She went on to describe Ben as her ”world” and said she needs to take time to grieve.

“I have so many things I need to figure out but firstly, I need to grieve,” she said.

“I ask that you respect my privacy as well as everyone else’s. Right now my priority is preserving everything he’s built and I don’t have any plans beyond that.”

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Speaking about his channel, she said Ben “wouldn’t want it to end like this”.

She said she wants to keep his YouTube page “going” and called him her “superhero”.

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She added: “We supported each other on everything we wanted to do and I’m not about to stop now.”

Ben’s Comicstorian account has 3.02 million subscribers, while his account Benny Has a Problem has 7.25K subscribers.

He was known for creating audio dramas of comic books and discussing franchises including Marvel.

Comic book writer Robert Venditti paid tribute to Ben on X, writing: “His love of comics was infectious. Rest in peace, Benny.”

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