01/25/2013 02:58 pm ET

'Game Of Thrones' Season 3: New Pictures Feature Queen Of Thorns And More (PHOTOS)

"Game Of Thrones" Season 3 is coming, and HBO has the photos to prove it.

The premium cable network released 24 stunning promotional images from the new season that feature both new and returning "Thrones" characters. The new characters include Clive Russell as Bryndon "The Blackfish" Tully, Thomas Brodie-Sangster as Jojen Reed, and Diane Rigg as Lady Olenna Tyrell, "The Queen of Thorns."

Other highlights from the "Game of Thrones" Season 3 collection include Daenerys Targaryen leading an army, Tyrion Lannister sporting some nasty facial scars as a result of his injuries suffered at the Battle of the Blackwater and Joffrey playing with a crossbow.

Check out the photos in the slideshow below.

"Game of Thrones" Season 3 premieres Sunday, March 31, 2013 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.