This issue is a variant of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #500 [Regular Edition Kelley Jones art]. There exist further variants.
Special edition has die-cut cover with 3.95 USD; 4.95 CAD price and two Batman postcards.
Bane and Robin appear on the inner part of the die-cut cover.
Jean-Paul first uses the new Batman costume.
postcard insert - the 'old' Batman