One of the science fiction classics that has been accepted into the larger literature canon is Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury.
Students may find a unit that begins with this article in Slate regarding the graphic novel version of the Bradbury classic—graphic adaptation.
The Salon article has a definite low opinion of graphic novels and comics. This piece could serve as a starting point for student analyzing and evaluating both the novel and the graphic novel. Further, students could consider this film version of the work.