Carla Speed McNeil born in Hammond, Louisiana, is an American sci-fi writer, cartoonist, and illustrator of comics, best known for the science fiction comic book series Finder.
McNeil's chief work is the ongoing science fiction comic series Finder, which she has self-published since 1996 and has been available as a webcomic since 2005.
She has written and illustrated comics for anthologies including Dignifying Science and Smut Peddler. She worked as an illustrator on the Oni Press series Queen & Country in 2003. She also provided a two-page guest-illustrator spot for Transmetropolitan: Filth of the City. She is editor in chief and print manager of Saucy Goose Press, which produces Smut Peddler and other related projects. Her adaptation of D. J. MacHale's first Pendragon book, The Merchant of Death, was released on May 20, 2008.