At the end of 19th Century, Captain Drake, the pirate who traveled all over the world died. Rumor has it that he hide his treasure that is worth thousand millions pounds away from people. The map to this treasure is being torn into 2 parts. One part of it is owned by the military, lead by Colonel Visconti. The another part is owned by Drake's son.
That young boy's name is Captain Kid, and with his Black Lightening sword and Kid's cunning crews the journey to find Captain Drake's hidden treasure begins.
Captain Kid began serialization in Magazine Special from April 20, 1990 (1990 No.5) to April 20, 1991 (1991 No.5). Serialization moved to Shounen Magazine from July 10, 1991 (1991 #31) to April 20, 1992 (1992 #21+22). Serialization moved back to Magazine Special on September 20, 1992 (1992 No.10).