Welcome to www.houseofcheah.com

It has been more than 20 years and Iím bringing back Singaporeís favourite middle class cartoon family, The House of Lim.
Get up to speed with who is doing what and what is done to whom now in my Patreon page, https://www.patreon.com/houseofcheah and enjoy more laughs.

Hi! This year  Iím introducing Saltie to Singapore where the croc meets a local boy named Benny.
Together, they travel around the island in the waterways, reservoirs, jungle trails and along the coastline
to meet the other residents in a funny and witty tour of the wild side of this Little Red Dot.

As this will be an ongoing series for an eventual full colour comic book, I welcome sponsors and promoters
who want to join in the fun.

For more queries, do email me here: sinann@houseofcheah.com

bennynsaltie_coverBenny and Saltie

Cheah Sinannís new graphic novel about piracy, romance and betrayal, 'Terumbu', sets sail this year and promises more exciting action and drama. Set in mid 19th century Singapore, it is a love story between a young Riau pirate and the daughter of a penghulu, who objects to their relationship. Left with no choice, the star-crossed lovers elope to the sea but the arrival of the British colonialists will affect the future of the Malay Peninsula and change their lives forever. Sponsored by the National Heritage Board of Singapore and published by COSH Studios(https://www.coshstudios.com/).

terumbucoverMore on Terumbu

On sale now in major bookshops here and https://www.coshstudios.com/terumbu.

'The Bicycle' is a World War 2 graphic novel by Cheah Sinann.  Published by Epigram Books of Singapore. The story relates the unlikely friendship between a battle-hardened Japanese soldier and a young street urchin. A thrilling, sentimental and action-packed tale not to be missed!

More on The Bicycle

Film Noir art. Buck Ryan was a British comic strip that ran in the Daily Mirror in the 30s to the 60s which I was
asked to do a reboot. The copyright belongs to the creators.


budinsaltieBudi and Saltie

It's more laughs and zaniness in the rainforests and tropical waters as Saltie is swept by a big storm at sea to the island of Borneo where he meets a new friend - a local boy named Budi. Check out their latest adventures now!

Billy & Saltie

Meet two good friends, Billy and Saltie, and join them in their adventures in the tropical end of the land Down Under and the region around it. The cartoon strip can currently be seen in The Borneo Bulletin in Brunei, The Daily Frontier in Bangladesh and the Funny Cartoon website(http://www.thefunnycartoon.com/comic-strips/comic-strips/billy-and-saltie.html).



Hi everyone,
Iím pleased to announce a collection of my green-oriented cartoon strip is now available in a book - Billy & Saltie: Cool Croc, which is for sale online. Enjoy humour and wit in the swamps without getting your feet muddy(although some might argue whereís the fun in that) and place your orders now! The price is $13.90 in Singapore dollars a copy. Let me know which country youíre from, Iíll tell you the postage and and just paypal me through: sinann62@gmail.com and save yourselves a trip to the bookshops.

singularityinsetEvent Horizon(NEW!)

Off-beat cartoons on the latest happenings in science and discovery.

Murphy's In-Law

Michael and Moira Murphy are a young, modern Irish couple in the city. The craic(fun) starts when Moira's father, Fergus, who dreams of winning the Nobel Prize, moves in with them.


The Bamboo Curtain

Several endangered species in a Chinese forest lighten up the region and beyond with their outrageous antics. Check out this cartoon strip!


The House of Lim

It's been called the Chinese Brady Bunch with the grandparents thrown in. See the funny side of Oriental family values and traditional Chinese customs. This cartoon strip ran for 8 years in Singapore's Straits Times.




As the volume of Cheah's works is relatively high, this site showcases only a fraction of it. He will try to update it and add more when he has the time. If you remember a strip or drawing that he's done before and wish to see it again, email him at sinann@houseofcheah.com