Originally Posted by davidfor
Not unless the metadata can be put into the CBZ. The Kobo devices process new books when they are added to the device. This extracts the metadata and adds it to the internal database. If the book doesn't have metadata, then none is loaded. So, unless you want to update the database directly, there isn't a way to do it at the moment.
Series name and series number DO show, though. I suppose because they are loaded in the Kobo database from Calibre instead of being loaded automatically by Kobo from the CBZ\CBR like the Author is