This issue is a variant of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #408 [Direct Sales].
Cover subtitled "The New Adventures" through #416.
On-sale date from DC Releases #37.
DC has records showing Ed Hannigan was paid for a cover sketch, Chris Warner for pencils, and Dick Giordano for inks, but Chris Warner denied having drawn this cover (via email).
Introduction of the post-Crisis Jason Todd. Final appearance of Dick Grayson as Robin. Story continues in Batman #409.
Letters of comment from Shelby Pankratz, T.M. Maple, Eric Shoag, Elvis Orten, Clark Kent, Kevin Dwayne, M.E. Tyrrell Gray, Malcolm Warren, Horace J. McConnell and Paul Bergman. Also includes "From the Den".