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Popular YouTuber-comic artist died at the age of 40 after an “unfortunate accident”

Popular YouTuber Ben Potterwho gained over 3.1 million subscribers under his online pseudonym “Comicstorian”, died at the age of 40 as a result of an “unhappy accident”, his wife, Natalie Potterrevealed in a post shared on his X account on Monday (June 10).

“Two days ago, on June 8, my husband Ben Potter died in an unfortunate accident,” wrote Nathalie. “For many of you, he was a comic book artist, telling stories through many different media. To his loved ones, he was one of the best and most supportive people you could ask for. As a husband, a son, a brother, a friend or even just a stranger, Ben was loving and sincere. He was someone who listened and made time for his loved ones. He did his best to make everyone laugh and make sure everything was okay. He was our rock and he was. he calmed his loved ones whenever they needed it.”

In the statement, Nathalie did not provide additional details of the “unhappy accident” or reveal the cause of her husband’s death. According to his social media accounts, Potter created a YouTube account in 2014 where he could showcase his passion for comic books, which included opinions, reviews and analyzes of comic books and film adaptations. He has worked with DC, Marvel, Sony and Warner Bros. over the years.

“His channel was one of his greatest achievements and while we all need time to mourn him, I know he wouldn’t want it to end like this. Ben has spent over 10 years spreading his love and appreciation for his hobby. It was his love for exciting stories and well-written characters that got him started on YouTube,” added Nathalie.

Potter also had a gaming channel called Eligible Monster Gaming, which had almost 200,000 subscribers, and a vlog and manga channel called Mangastorian, which featured comics and graphic novels from Japan, New York Post. reported. Nathalie said she and Ben’s team plan to continue his popular YouTube channel to honor his legacy.

“The band and I want to continue this,” Nathalie wrote. “To honor him by continuing to tell great stories by great people, and to keep the memory of our own superhero alive. We supported each other in everything we wanted to do and I have no intention of stopping now.”