This issue is a variant of Batman (DC, 1940 series) #359 [Direct Sales].
Though the cover shows many Batman villains, they do not appear inside the book itself.
Color credits confirmed by Anthony Tollin.
Jason Todd becomes a continuing character.
Story continues in Detective Comics #526.
Letters of comment from Steven Schulz, Ms. Marina Kowkabany, Neil Ahlquist, David Lipson, Mark Waldman and Larry Gilbert.