Some of my anti-comics correspondents claim that reading a graphic novel is not really "reading" at all. They're right. It's something else again. In the case of "Fahrenheit 451," it's more like a life-changing immersion in ideas, words, echoes, symbols, characters, lines, colors, nightmares -- and finally, daybreak.
Chicago Tribune cultural critic Julia Keller really enjoyed Tim Hamilton's graphic novel version of Fahrenheit 451. So much so that she's using it as an ultimate affirmation of the best that sequential art has to offer...